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 Eve Day, and Christmas Day

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Admission and Tickets




General Admission Combo Ticket:
General Admission
+ Planetarium
(Add-on price,
plus General Admission)
Laser Shows BlueMax
(Add On Price)
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Members FREE N/A $3 $6 $5
Adults/Teens (13+) $14.95 $18.95 $6 $8 $6
Youth (2-12) $10.95 $14.95 $6 $8 $6
Toddlers (under 2) FREE N/A FREE if in lap FREE if in lap N/A





Children under the age of 16

MUST BE SUPERVISED by an adult at all times.

ASTC Passport Program

If you’re a member of an Association of Science-Technology Center (ASTC) institution located more than 90 miles from Adventure Science Center—and you reside more than 90 miles from ASC—you are eligible for free general admission for up to two adults and four children under 18 living in the same household. You must present your science center’s membership card, which includes ASTC logo, along with photo ID to receive this benefit. Learn more»


Scroll down to see limited-time and ongoing offers, including discounts for Seniors (65+), Tennessee teachers (pre-K through 12th grades), military, and college students.


Special rates available for school groups, community and tour operator groups of 20 or more with three-week advance reservation. For details, see our Group Rates below.


We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club. We do not accept personal checks.

Sudekum Planetarium

Please note – Membership or General Admission tickets are required for entry into the Sudekum Planetarium before 3 p.m. Tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium are non-refundable.




General Admission Planetarium
(Add-on price,
plus General Admission)
Laser Shows BlueMax
(Add On Price)
Seniors (65+) $13.95 $6 $8 $5.50
Military w/ ID* $13.95 $6 $8 $5.50
Military Youth (2-12)* $9.95 $6 $8 $5.50
TN Teachers w/ ID* FREE $6 $8 $5.50
TN College Students w/ ID* $13.95 $6 $8 $5.50


Twilight Special 

  • Arrive after 3 p.m., purchase a $6 ticket to the 3:30 p.m. planetarium show, and receive FREE general admission (subject to availability).   
  • Arrive after 3:30 p.m. and pay only $6 (all ages) for general admission!

(Specials cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, or group rates.)

*Discount Policies:

Tennessee teachers (pre-K through 12th grade) and Tennessee Independent Home School teachers receive free admission by showing a valid school ID or a copy of the current Intent to Home School form submitted to their local school district.  Active Duty, Retiree or Reservist Military receive discounted admission by showing a valid ID card (DD Form 2 or 2A), Discharge Papers (DD-214) or Military Dependent ID card (for spouse or children of Active Duty Military personnel). Tennessee College Students receive discounted admission by showing a current school photo ID. PLEASE NOTE: Discounts apply only to onsite ticket purchases and to the individual (not their guests or family) unless noted above.  Discounts cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, or group rates.

To learn about our Adventure Access program for families participating in SNAP, WIC or TANF, click here»

We are open daily:

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

– March 4: closing at 3 p.m. (MAD Bash)
– Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

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