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Creative Discovery Museum

321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Creative Discovery Museum is a hands-on children's museum in the heart of downtown Chattanooga that inspires all children to explore, innovate, create, and play. Our exhibits are designed to both entertain and educate as children discover the world around them and all it has to offer including art, music, dinosaur digging, water exploration, and science. Rated the #7 children's museum in the U.S. by Trekaroo in 2015.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 10 year old and 6 year old grandchildren enjoyed the Creative Discovery Museum. The water area was their favorite! They also liked the dinosaur section. I enjoyed the hands on activities with the kids.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids had a awesome time ! Lots of fun for the whole family... Alot of different things to do . And at a great price

Thank Jordyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very educational for kids and adults. Lots to do and see inside. 14.00 Dollars a head for adults though.

Thank Sherrill T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been taking my child to this place every so often since he was 2. It has something for just about every child age range. They also change out the themes every so often too.

Thank itismeap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Left our hotel the see the museum ahead of us. Made it our first stop of the day. Great kids museum!!!! Wonder stop to be unplanned. Our 8 and 3 year olds loved it!!!

Thank 409gingerg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is so well done. Tons and tons of interactive displays and crafts. This place will keep your kids or grandkids busy for hours. We have been here three times and will be back.

Thank jelh47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Chattanooga is always a great place for kids and the Creative Discovery Museum is another gem. Lots for kids to do and burn some energy and learn. Kids can spend hours playing in the museum. Recommend for any family with kids. Our 11 year old...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga. It has a great story - as kids were actually on the committee that helped design the museum. There is a wonderful "Little Yellow House" for kids 2 years old and up. Bigger kids can steer a riverboat,...More

Thank ssrees
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Excellent fun for all children. We were reluctant to take my 16 month old grandbaby because of limited things for her to do. I am so glad we went. She had a blast! It's a must to for families with little ones!

Thank nancyaA9803JG
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We bought a membership to this museum for our family because we love it so much. We have three small children, and the exhibits here are perfect for a day of play. My oldest is six and recently discovered the workshop area where he learned...More

Thank LECpeach
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12 March 2017|
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Response from Marijayne | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot is quite large right behind the museum. I think you could park an RV there.
Jamia S
27 February 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I feel they would love it. But, it would be optimal if 2 adults or a buddy for the 8 year old could go. The exhibits, in our opinion, tried to stage for each age and had some for all ages. Your 15 month old... More
Lyndsey H
1 January 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Parts are resigned for toddlers.