Field Studies

Discovery Center provides fun and effective informal learning experiences that meld with classroom learning. The exhibits and staff-led activities are designed to complement the standards-based curriculum. Programs include a 60-minute field study plus museum exploration. To book your program, call (615) 890-2300Space available in March!

Black History Month

Select Dates Throughout February

Join us for special programs and activities commemorating African American pioneers of science and invention as we explore rockets, compressed air, carbon filaments, lightbulbs and heart surgery! We’ll be celebrating the contributions to scientific progress by Lonnie Johnson, Lewis Latimer, Daniel Hale Williams and Mae Jemison. Included with admissionMore info»

Engineers Week

Feb. 17-21

Join us at our celebration of all things engineering! Learn about the first female winner of the Gran Prix, Ewy Rosqvist, with a special giveaway from Mercedes/Mattel. Test drive with Mattel tracks and stop by all week long to design, build, and test your own engineered creations! Programs will be presented at 11 a.m. each day. Included with admissionMore info»

Wine & Whiskey at the Wetlands

Friday, March 6  |  5:30 p.m.

Surrounded by the Murfree Spring Wetlands, this 7th annual fine wine & whiskey event features 150+ exceptional local and crafted wines, fine whiskeys, and spirits provided by Stones River Total Beverages. Must be 21 or older to attend. Proceeds benefit the Discovery Center! Tickets & info»