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Discovery Center, Murfreesboro

#1 of 7 in Parks in Murfreesboro
Playground · Hidden Gem · Children’s Museum
Our vision is to build a community with the courage to ask thoughtful questions, the drive to find creative solutions, and the confidence to implement positive changes.

Located in Murfreesboro, Discovery Center encourages children to venture in and learn about the world around them. Explore our hands-on exhibits and participate in programs in arts, culture, science, health, and the environment. We are located on 20 acres of urban wetlands teeming with native plants and animals. Take a walk on our elevated boardwalk through the wetlands, check out Murfree Spring, or walk on over to Nature Play for some outdoor fun!

Our admission is $8 for everyone 2 and up. Family memberships start at just $65 for a whole year of Discovery!


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  • Visited the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring with my grandchildren today. Now this place is LOUD when it is packed with kids running from one exhibit to another. They have a room for small children....  more »
  • FREE: Beautiful outdoor trail over the water way. Great for getting the family out and checking out the local animals/birds.  more »
  • My 17 month old really enjoyed this place. You get a lot of bang for your buck with both outdoor and indoor activities, friendly for even the littles. I suggest bringing food. There are picnic tables outside. The exhibits were cool, but mostly just the play areas were worth the $8. Nothing "fancy" like a large city might have, but definitely fun. We will definitely go back.
  • Very cool place my daughter had a great time from the minute we walked in till we left was busy playing with everything in the building. Beehive was cool as well as the slide. Old firetruck and fire suits were cool to wear and sit in the truck. Enjoyed seeing the old cars and model trains. We will be back.

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