Special Events


Summer Camps

While we have canceled our previously planned Campology sessions for the 2020 summer season due to COVID-19, we’re launching new options for this summer! These include online camps and limited capacity in-person Campology sessions, following CDC and state of Tennessee guidelines. In addition, the Discovery Center now offers Coding Campology! Register now»

Discovery at Home

Resources for Home Learning & Play

The Discovery Center is here to help you and your family have fun and keep learning from home! We are sharing resources for home learning and play, including activities, videos and favorite staff-picked links. Our goal is to continue engaging curious minds to fuel the future, so be sure to stay connected via social media, especially our Facebook page and blog. More info»

SPARK Live on Facebook

Tuesdays at 9 a.m.

Join us for SPARK Live on Facebook – Tuesdays at 9 a.m.! To join the live stream, go to our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/discoverycenter/. SPARK is our special program for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers, normally available at the museum on Monday and Tuesday mornings. However, with everyone staying home, we’ll be streaming live each week on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. If you miss it, you can still watch the videos on our Facebook page.

Secret Garden Party at Home

Friday, June 5  |  7 p.m.

In light of these uncertain times, we have made the tough decision to cancel our 28th Annual Secret Garden Party. Instead, we plan to host a virtual Secret Garden Party at Home! Please stay tuned for more details. In the meantime, we invite you to consider becoming a sponsor. 100% of your gift will be used to support your regional children’s museum. Never has your gift been more important than now – thank you! Info & sponsorships»

Shakesbeer (21+)

POSTPONED until Friday, Oct. 23  |  7 p.m.

Experience this night of fun and revelry dedicated to highlighting local craft brewers, Discovery Center, and the Murfreesboro Little Theater, M-Prov, and Inebriated Shakespeare. Sample some of the best craft brews Murfreesboro has to offer while enjoying Shakespearean performances and plays. Set up outdoors at the Discovery Center, crowds from all over the state flock to enjoy this laid-back event. Must be 21 or older to attend. Proceeds benefit the Discovery Center. Tickets & info»