Special Events


25 Days of Discovery

Dec. 1-31

Join us throughout the month of December as we explore special holiday-themed programs and activities for all ages! The series of events includes science demonstrations, art projects and much more. Plus, don’t miss the biggest pajama party in Murfreesboro on Dec. 31 at Countdown to Noon! These events are included with admission and free for members. More info»

Campology – Winter Break

Dec. 23, 27 & 30, and Jan. 3 & 6

When school is out, Campology at the Discovery Center is in! Let out your inner mad scientist with a Wacky Winter Break Camp full of crazy science experiments. Each day will be a new experience as campers explore with magnets, work with electricity, use their senses in mushy science projects, feel the heat and cold with temperature experiments, and become toy engineers. Info & registration»

CLOSED Christmas Eve & Day

Dec. 24 & 25

Members’ New Year’s Eve Breakfast Party

Tuesday, Dec. 31  |  8:30 – 10 a.m.

Start your New Year’s celebration early at Discovery Center for a MEMBERS-ONLY event! Come in your pajamas and enjoy a New Year’s Eve breakfast party. Continental breakfast and special activities will be provided. Info & RSVP»

Countdown to Noon

Tuesday, Dec. 31  |  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join us as we ring in 2020 with the biggest pajama party in Murfreesboro! We’ll officially kick off 2020 with fun New Year’s activities like karaoke, Wii dance party, a resolution wall, special art and tinkering projects, and the iconic balloon drop at noon! Included with admission, free for members. More info»

CLOSED for Cleaning & Maintenance

Jan. 7 & 8

All Access Night

Tuesday, Jan. 14  |  5:30 – 8 p.m.

Join us for an evening tailored to special-needs families so everyone can enjoy the Discovery Center’s exhibits, free of charge. Sponsored by Jackson National Life. Reservations for this program are suggested but not required. More info»

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration (Free Day)

Monday, Jan. 20  |  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through arts, culture, and more. Sponsored by the Nissan Foundation. Free admission. More info»

Homeschool Lab: Winter Wonderlab

Wednesday, Jan. 22  |  2 – 3 p.m

Check out the coolest field study that the Discovery Center has to offer, literally! Explore STEAM topics in this winter themed field study with hot and cold reactions, winter animal adaptations and engineer a sled to keep all the kids inside down the 4-ft. snow hill! Info & registration»