Mind-Blowing Matinee

Tuesday – Friday, 3:30 p.m. How cold is liquid nitrogen? What is visible light? Do reptiles lay eggs? Join Discovery Center staff as we explore the amazing world of science through hands-on experiments and demonstrations.













Snack Attack

Mondays – 3:30 p.m. Create easy, healthy snacks with our staff! Participate in the cooking (and eating!) process as you explore healthy cooking from around the world. Recipes and nutritional information available to take home. Appropriate for ages 3 & up.


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Mondays & Tuesdays at 9 a.m. Looking for enrichment opportunities for you and your child? Discovery Center’s SPARK – STEAM Play Achieves Real Knowledge – is for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers!


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Sibshops are a celebration of the many lifelong contributions made by brothers and sisters of people with special health and developmental needs. Children will engage in fun-filled activities, games, and talk about the good and not-so-good parts of having a sibling with special needs. For siblings ages 8-13.

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Homeschool Programs

The Discovery Center now offers special programs just for homeschool groups! It’s a great opportunity to experience learning together in a fun, hands-on environment. More info»

Artist in Residence

The Discovery Center is now accepting applications for our spring and fall 2020 artist in residence program that focuses on sustainable practices in Middle Tennessee. More info»

Tennessee Girls Collaborative

The Discovery Center is proud to be the convening agency for the Tennessee Girls Collaborative Project. The vision of the National Girls Collaborative Project is to bring together organizations throughout the United States that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). More info»