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Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Although the place was pricey, it was fun for the whole family. The tornado attraction should have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gasijace
Loud but worthwhile

Today I visited the center with my 10 and 12 year olds. We arrived close to opening time which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ColleenJ98
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Explore 44,000 square feet of over 175 exciting hands-on science exhibits and activities revealing the wonders of biology, physics, chemistry, medicine, space, earth science, technology, and more. Experience a state-of-the-art planetarium offering spectacular journeys to the stars, laser shows, and amazing full-dome films for children and adults. Enjoy award-winning daily live science demos, labs, and science cafes presented by a talented staff of scientist educators. Adventure Science Center is dedicated to creating learning experiences that open minds to the wonders of science and technology, fostering a better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Adventure Science Center is an independent, not-for-profit center of science, learning, and exploration.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“human body” (24 reviews)
“moon walk” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
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+1 615-862-5160
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the place was pricey, it was fun for the whole family. The tornado attraction should have come free with admission. Part of the first and second floor was under construction, but there was still so many other activities to enjoy. As a young adult...More

Thank gasijace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today I visited the center with my 10 and 12 year olds. We arrived close to opening time which might have been a mistake. This is a common place to take day camp groups during weekdays. It would have probably been less busy if we...More

1  Thank ColleenJ98
Reviewed 1 week ago

The science is very basic and aimed at young children. The science is displayed as games that appeal to 5-8 year olds. Planetarium is also basic and a separate fee. There was also separate fees for other portions that seemed excessive . 10 year old...More

Thank ReddyBro
Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece who is 10 LOVED IT! She ran around for several hours. Perfect activity for kids and to escape the hit of the afternoon!

Thank SpaDiva73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little pricey for a science center for sure but was a great afternoon with the family. Lots of activities for the kids and even some interesting things for adults.

Thank srtraut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here with our grandsons, ages 5 and 11. They enjoyed most of the exhibits. They especially liked Adventure Tower, which is a climbing area and the Moonwalker and EVA Experience. They also liked the Blue Max, which is a simulator. There is an...More

Thank jastine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephews who are 10 and 6 enjoyed the Adventure Science Center. Of course the play areas on the 2nd floor were the biggest hits. It was a little disappointed that a couple exhibits around the moon walk were not working. Overall a great experience...More

Thank Adonja B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see at the Adventure Science Center. Everyone had such a good time. I do wish we were there when they had the Planetarium running.

Thank neesa03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's fun and interesting but a little expensive. There is a lot to do but it can cost more money. Making memories.

Thank kimpoole2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think my husband enjoyed this museum as much as our daughters! Both our 9 month old and 5 year old enjoyed the museum and planetarium show. There is something for everyone here. Be sure to bring your camera. I got some great candid photos...More

Thank Cathy C
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kapillipare
7 April 2017|
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Response from adventuresci | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for including us in your plans. Generally, we advise guests to allow between 3 to 4 hours for a visit to the Science Center. This gives you time to explore the exhibits and engage in the hands-on... More
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Waylon M
10 March 2017|
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We have a full-service Subway restaurant on our second floor. Visitors may also choose to bring a packed lunch to enjoy in the outdoor picnic area located off the lower parking area or leave the Center to visit a nearby... More
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frogleggs2020
28 February 2017|
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Good morning, the answer to both your questions is yes! In designing and fabricating the permanent exhibits within the Adventure Science Center, we worked closely with the Nashville ADA office to make our exhibits as... More
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