Plan A Party

Looking for a place to have your company party, end-of-year celebration, or an unforgettable birthday party for your child and their friends? Uncover the possibilities at Discovery Center!

Please note the special procedures for COVID-19. 

If you’ve booked a birthday party with us before, this experience will feel different due to COVID-19 precautions. We are committed to your safety during this time. Full payment is required to make a reservation. When life happens and you need to make a change in your plans, reschedule your party at any time at no additional cost!

Adventure Parties 

Saturdays at 9:15 AM, 11:15 AM & 1:15 PM

Sundays at 11:15 AM & 1:15 PM

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We’re now offering limited capacity birthday parties on Saturdays while the museum is open to the public for general admission!

  • Cost: $175, $25 discount for members
  • 2 hours 15 minutes of party room access plus museum admission for a total of 20 guests during open hours
  • Discovery Center staff will check in your party & provide a brief orientation on social distancing and guidelines for safe play.
  • All adult party-goers must assist in the supervision, social distancing practices, and safety of their children while in the museum or outdoors.
  • Your choice of our indoor Adventure Room OR reserved tables on our outdoor patio to enjoy cake & presents.

Choose from one of the available themes & activities for your guests!

Wetland Wonders with your choice of one of the following activities:

      • Walk the Murfree Spring Wetlands and identify local flora & fauna
      • Wade in the water with boots & explore underwater with scopes
      • Use a net to catch & release wetland creatures

Creature Feature with your choice of one of the following activities:

      • Animal Encounter: Meet up to 5 of Discovery Center’s resident creatures
      • Safari Scavenger Hunt OR create your own Animal Masks

Wakanda Superheroes with your choice of one of the following activities:

      • Comic Book Art
      • Wakanda Magnet Trains
      • Vibranium Gear Craft

Frozen Fun with your choice of one of the following activities:

      • Liquid Nitrogen
      • Insta-Snow Powder

Build & Craft with your choice of one of the following activities:

      • Sphero Robot Coding
      • Circuitry

Adventure Party Policies:

  • Discovery Center reserves the right to close any activity or exhibit for the health and safety of guests.
  • Discovery Center rentals require a “Leave No Trace” policy. 

Reservations are required along with full payment.


Please email our Scheduling Coordinator with any questions or call (615) 890-2300 if you need to book your party over the phone.

Rentals & Private Parties

We are currently restructuring our rental policies and procedures. We will begin taking reservations again October 1.