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Creative Discovery Museum

321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Creative Discovery Museum is a hands-on children's museum in the heart of downtown Chattanooga that inspires all children to explore, innovate, create, and play. Our exhibits are designed to both entertain and educate as children discover the world around them and all it has to offer including art, music, dinosaur digging, water exploration, and science. Rated the #7 children's museum in the U.S. by Trekaroo in 2015.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chattanooga is always a great place for kids and the Creative Discovery Museum is another gem. Lots for kids to do and burn some energy and learn. Kids can spend hours playing in the museum. Recommend for any family with kids. Our 11 year old...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga. It has a great story - as kids were actually on the committee that helped design the museum. There is a wonderful "Little Yellow House" for kids 2 years old and up. Bigger kids can steer a riverboat,...More

Thank ssrees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent fun for all children. We were reluctant to take my 16 month old grandbaby because of limited things for her to do. I am so glad we went. She had a blast! It's a must to for families with little ones!

Thank nancyaA9803JG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a membership to this museum for our family because we love it so much. We have three small children, and the exhibits here are perfect for a day of play. My oldest is six and recently discovered the workshop area where he learned...More

Thank LECpeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Place for Kids in Downtown Chattanooga. If you want to ket out of the heat, get away from the rain or just have some time to spend with the Kids this is an awesome place to take them. They have a cafe and the...More

Thank Tampatmm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fun for 12 and under. Has lots of activities and things to do. Great location to other Chattanooga attractions. Though to park sometimes and the need to renovate some of the exhibits and "beef" them up. Other wise pretty good.

Thank dtrain74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My four year old son LOVED this place! We happened to be there for Pre-K day and the activities were phenomenal. They had hands on learning everywhere, including a music room, art class, physical activity area, lookout tower and a water play area. This was...More

Thank EVH831
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This interactive museum is great for kids of any age. You can learn, build, test and watch just about anything. Very cool place. My son spent lots of time in the toddler area, a water exhibit with rubber duckies. You can climb and there's even...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never came here with children, I am implying when I went with my teenage friend(as so we call each other children or child sometimes) to bring out our inner child. We both enjoyed going there overall.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 13 and 9 year old enjoyed it and were in no hurry to leave. My daughter thought it was great because of all the hands on experiences.

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12 March 2017|
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Response from Marijayne | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot is quite large right behind the museum. I think you could park an RV there.
Jamia S
27 February 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I feel they would love it. But, it would be optimal if 2 adults or a buddy for the 8 year old could go. The exhibits, in our opinion, tried to stage for each age and had some for all ages. Your 15 month old... More
Lyndsey H
31 December 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Parts are resigned for toddlers.