Choose from a spectacular, fulldome show in state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium; hands-on, interactive, science exhibits; or one of our award-winning programs like daily Science Live! demonstrations, 3D Printing Workshops, ScienceQuest Camps, Science Cafes, and other special events.

  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

 OPEN DAILY: Mon-Sun,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and March 30, 2019 for MAD Bash

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Red, White & BOOM (4th of July)

Thursday, July 4 from 6:15 - 10 p.m.

Join us to celebrate July 4 with a view of Nashville’s spectacular downtown fireworks show from our lawn. Bring your family and enjoy this exclusive evening with us, including:

  • View of Nashville's downtown fireworks display on the museum lawn, including a live sound feed of the Nashville Symphony’s accompaniment to the fireworks, which begin at 9:45 p.m. and last roughly 30 minutes.
  • NEW this year - live music! Featuring The Gripsweats - a 7 piece funk band!
  • Free parking
  • Museum admission beginning at 7 p.m. (ticket holders will be able to access Fort Negley Blvd starting at 6:15 p.m. Event check-in and live music will start at 6:30 p.m. Museum doors will open for event patrons at 7 p.m.)
  • Hands-on science fun, including UV bead experiments, star spangled streamers and a live science show at 8:30 p.m. with fire, explosions and fireworks chemistry!
  • Local food trucks - Doxie's Pizza, Daddy's Dogs, King of Pops and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream - or bring a picnic dinner!
  • Sudekum Planetarium laser show: Summer Laze  (additional cost)
  • Special discounted pricing for ASC members - Join now!


There are four types of tickets for purchase:

 Tickets to our Red, White & BOOM event are NOT included with general admission. Tickets range from $25 - $39 and Adventure Science Center members receive $10 off per ticket.


Important information

  • A parking pass will be emailed to you after your ticket purchase is complete. PLEASE PRINT THIS PASS! It contains important event information and will be REQUIRED for entrance into the parking lot for the event. No exceptions!
  • Music City July 4th: Let Freedom Sing! fireworks display usually begins between 9:45 – 10 p.m. and last approximately 30 minutes. Subject to change.
  • Adventure Science Center's exhibits will close prior to the beginning of the fireworks display for guests to find their spots on the lawn. Guests may bring their own chairs and blankets. The museum does not provide chairs.
  • This is a rain or shine event. Tickets are non-refundable and all ticket sales are final. Please call (615) 401-5106 or email for questions about the event and for ADA accomodations. Some exhibits are subject to close in the event of rain as attendees will move indoors.
  • Adventure Science Center's parking lot and lawn will be reserved for ticket holders to this event only. Non-ticket holders will not be granted access to Adventure Science Center's parking lot, lawn viewing or the museum for any reason. Adventure Science Center will close at 5 p.m. to prepare for the event with registration opening to ticket holders at 6:30 p.m.
  • There will be absolutely NO admission to laser shows for late arrivals and no refunds. Laser shows feature loud music, strobe lighting and special effects and may not be suitable for some visitors, especially those who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
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