Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga

4.5
#1 of 14 in Childrens Museums in Tennessee
A combination of art and science, Creative Discovery Museum offers hands-on learning for children. Every exhibit can be climbed, touched, reconstructed, or explored. Kids will enjoy hearing and seeing instruments from the around the world, playing dress-up, and having fun in seasonal play areas. For a bite to eat, you can stop by Cafe Dino-Mite before you leave. Present a ticket stub from the local aquarium at the reception desk for a discount on your admission price. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Creative Discovery Museum by using our Chattanooga trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • A wonderful place for young children to engage their imaginations! I took my daughters, 8 & 5 on a Sunday. They both loved it. My 5 year old loved playing pretend in the Medical Clinic. My 8 yr old lo...  more »
  • The Creative Discovery Museum is a museum designed expecially for children and includes many educational and hands-on experiences for children of all ages.  more »
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  • Our family of 7 went last week and it was so much fun! Our kids range in age from 2-10 and we could have stayed all day (we played for 3+ hours) and still not run out of creative, hands on activities. Educational and fun- we will be back!
  • We've been to quite a few children's museums all up and down the east coast, this one had plenty of unique things to offer. You're greeted with a pretty impressive climbing area as you walk in. My 6 year old enjoyed this more than our 10 year old. There were water tables to play with underneath. Some of the highlights here were an area dedicated to dinosaurs with an excavation pit kids could dig in, a building area to make robots, a lookout tower, and an area on the roof that demonstrates simple machines. My kids wanted to move on after about 3 or so hours, partly because how many other kids were there and in the case of my 10 year old there wasn't as much for her age to keep her attention. They offer a generous military discount and the staff genuinely seemed to enjoy their jobs.

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