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, Christmas Day, and March 30, 2019 for MAD Bash

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Happy Holidays!

Our Membership Office will be closed Friday, Dec. 21, through Tuesday, Dec. 25, and on New Year's Day. Be sure to contact our Membership Team at or by calling (615) 401-5057 with any questions regarding membership, digital cards, etc., before you head out on your own holiday excursions.

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When you become a member of Adventure Science Center, you’re giving your family an exciting year full of fun, education and new memories.

As a nonprofit organization, our mission depends on people like you who get involved. Members are our most loyal fans and are in a unique position to be catalysts in the exciting learning that takes place here every day. Visit for an hour or spend the day, your membership gives you access to visit as much as you’d like. Enjoy all that the Science Center has to offer hands-on science activities, incredible exhibits and special member perks.

Not sure which level to choose? Contact us at or call (615) 401-5057 for help.

Do you want to make a greater impact for Adventure Science Center? Consider joining our Discovery Society»

Membership Levels


Apollo - $49

Admits one (1) adult per visit.


Gemini - $79

Admits one (1) adult and one (1) guest of any age per visit.

GeminiGemini + Caregiver

Voyager - $109

Admits one (1) or two (2) adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under the age of 18.

VoyagerVoyager + Caregiver

Endeavour - $149

Admits one (1) or two (2) adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under the age of 18, and up to two (2) guests per visit.

EndeavourEndeavour + Caregiver

Explorers Society

Carver - $250

Admits one (1) or two (2) adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under the age of 18, and up to four (4) guests per visit, plus unlimited tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium*.

CarverCarver + Caregiver

Franklin - $500

Admits one (1) or two (2) adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under the age of 18, and up to eight (8) guests per visit, plus unlimited tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium*.

FranklinFranklin + Caregiver

*Includes planetarium shows during normal business hours, Second Saturday shows (except fulldome features) and laser shows. Excludes special planetarium programming, such as Yoga Under the Stars and Romance in the Stars.

Subsidized Memberships

Families and individuals that participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, WIC) and the Families First/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program are eligible for a subsidized membership. Our Curiosity level can only be purchased in person at the Guest Services desk. Learn more»

Curiosity - $29

Admits one (1) or two (2) adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under the age of 18.



All Adventure Science Center members enjoy:

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Caregiver Add-On

$25 – Allows one unnamed adult to accompany your child(ren) under your membership when you aren’t present.

Caregiver must be at least 18 years old. Caregiver is not a member but receives free admission when visiting with named Member Child(ren).

When bringing children to the Science Center, EACH TIME the Caregiver must present: 1) valid membership card, e-confirmation, or Membership Receipt showing Designated Adult name(s); and 2) ID of a Designated Adult named on the card.

Accepted forms of ID include: (photocopy or a digital photo accepted)

  • Unexpired driver license
  • Unexpired passport
  • Other current government issued ID

Forms of ID not accepted include business cards, credit cards or personal notes.

NOTE: Caregiver’s children are NOT covered under Caregiver Option.

Affinity Discounts

Only available for purchase in person at our Membership or Guest Services Desk.

Adventure Science Center offers a $10 Affinity Discount on standard level and Explorer Society memberships for TN Educators, Seniors (65+), Active/Reserve/Retired Military, Active First Responders, and TN College Students. Proof of eligibility is required at the time of membership donation or renewal. One discount per membership. Discount does not apply to Discovery Society memberships, Adventure Access memberships, add-on options, gift memberships, or the current discount offer and may not be used in combination with another offer/discount.

TN Educator: Open to certified public/private K-12th grade school teachers, teachers at licensed/registered preschool facilities, independent home educators and faculty members of an accredited university or college.

Acceptable forms of Educator verification include: Faculty ID, LEA card, valid teaching license/certificate or recent pay stub. For independent home schoolers, copy of "Intent to Home School" form submitted to your local school district.

Military: Active Duty, Retiree or Reservist military 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) must be presented at time of purchase.

TN College Student: Open to students attending accredited Tennessee college or university. Please present current school photo ID at time of purchase.

Seniors Adults: Open to adults 65 years of age or older. Please present valid photo ID at time of purchase.

First Responders: Open to EMT/EMS, firefighters, and law enforcement officers. Please present a valid photo ID with name and title or EMT/EMS state license or training certificate from the last year.

Tax Deductible

All memberships are fully tax deductible, excluding the $25 Caregiver add on.

Note About Memberships

Memberships are non-refundable, and cannot be transferred or canceled before expiration. Photo ID required each visit to receive membership benefits. Memberships are not valid with camp-ins, field trips, or group reservations. Memberships represent one household; members from separate households must obtain separate memberships.  Only two adults of the same household may use the membership. Memberships are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Membership policies, benefits and prices subject to change without notice.

Further Questions?
Please contact the Membership Office at

800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
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