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  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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Category: Star Wars Day

WOLF TO WOOKIEE by Erin Castellano, Science Educator

Happy Star Wars Day! Star Wars has been a part of our hearts since the franchise began in 1977 with Episode IV: A New Hope , making each character almost a part of the family! Some of Star Wars more notable characters, however, look very… familiar. In fact, Chewbacca , everyone’s favorite Wookiee, was based off of director George Lucas’ own dog! When asked about the creation of the Wookiee, George Lucas said: "I had an Alaskan Malamute when I was... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 5/3/18

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