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Earth Experience - Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History

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Hidden gem in a warehouse district

What a grand collection of fossils and gemstones in a tucked away mini museum. The curator... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Delta_Travelin_man
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Dinos! Fossils! Glowing Rocks!

I am so glad I visited this museum. The tickets were only $7 for adults! Everything was really... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Elizabeth G
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The Earth Experience, the Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History, is the first natural history museum in Middle Tennessee. The museum has displays from all over the world but has a very large number of items from Tennessee. Come see our...more
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816 Old Salem Rd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-4943
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

What a grand collection of fossils and gemstones in a tucked away mini museum. The curator collects many of the fossils himself while in Montana. Some of the fossils are of complete specimens and very impressive. Seemed like adults were as interested as the kids....More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I am so glad I visited this museum. The tickets were only $7 for adults! Everything was really fascinating and Roxanne, our guide, was very knowledgeable. She answered all of my questions. I loved it!

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

a wonderful place to spend time and step back and see what it was really like during the prehistoric times of our past. there are so many exhibits that you come away with a sense of awe at how big these animals really were. I...More

2  Thank cancer745
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Visited the Earth Experience - Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History (yup…right here in Murfreesboro) with my granddaughter. I must say…this place is AWESOME and is a Murfreesboro hidden gem. From fossils, different gemstones and rocks, petrified woods, and DINOSAURS!!! We got to see a...More

2  Thank Joe L
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This Museum is fairly new to the area, within the last 5 years. I was excited to learn of it & took my nieces & nephew when they visited. It is small, yet very insightful. The staff was very knowledgeable and interacted with the children,...More

1  Thank TWilson21
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome activity for a family on a budget. You can go through at your pace. There was always someone nearby to answer questions and engage in discussion. Very friendly,knowledgeable staff that is dedicated and excited to share!

1  Thank Jrenken1
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

My son has been interested in dinosaurs lately so we decided to give this place a try. It's a small exhibit, but like others have stated, it is jam packed with interesting things. It took us about 1 hour to go through the entire thing....More

1  Thank SKGlo0712
Reviewed October 13, 2017

As you go from room to room you see the process used to reconstruct dinosaur bones and fossils embedded in formations. Find examples of minerals and gems from all areas of world.

1  Thank Joseph W
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We planned a stop here on our was from Indiana to Florida for our family vacation. What a great find! There were so many rocks, minerals and fossils to see! My children loved it, as did my husband and I! The T-Rex was awesome and...More

1  Thank danibecraft
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Our family had a great time at this museum with our friends. The docents are so impressive - they were ready to answer all of the kid's questions and had some great hands-on displays. All of the kids had a great time and learned a...More

1  Thank Malinda U
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