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Discovery Center, Murfreesboro

Children’s Museum · Hidden Gem · 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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  • he loved it all the outside greenway path and all the indoor fun activites also full of fun and many smiling welcoming faces  more »
  • Our kids always love the center so much. We have taken family and friends and love the membership. The discovery center has so many options for babies up to adults, we have a great time. One of our...  more »
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  • 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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