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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Subsidized Memberships

Adventure Science Center is committed to making learning accessible to more Tennessee families.

Families that participate in any of the state assistance programs listed below are eligible for the Curiosity membership level. Our Curiosity membership costs $29 per year, and includes all the perks of membership:

  • General admission for one year
  • Half-off planetarium tickets
  • Discounts to events, birthday parties and camps
  • 10% discount in our gift shop
  • Discount to the Blue Max exhibit

Qualifying programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, WIC)
  • Families First/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Qualifying Program Required Documents
Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card
  • Photo ID*
Women, Infants Children (WIC)
  • WIC Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Card
  • Photo ID*
Families First/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Tennessee Enrollment Certification Letter++
  • Photo ID*

*State Issued photo ID, either a Driver’s License or State Identification card. The name on the photo ID must match the adult name on the certification letter. Employee and Student IDs will not be accepted.”

++Tennessee Enrollment Certification Letter issued by the Department of Human Services showing enrollment in a qualifying program. Letter must be issued in the designated adult cardholder name and verify enrollment for the current year. You can obtain a letter from the Department of Human Services showing you are currently enrolled in Families First by calling the family assistance service center at (615) 743-2000.

To Apply:

Curiosity is only available for purchase in person at our Guest Services desk. Please bring all required documentation with you to Adventure Science Center along with a form of payment (cash or credit/debit card) to join the adventure.


*Though out of state SNAP or WIC benefits are accepted for the Curiosity membership, ASTC admission benefits will not apply to the member’s local museum if the primary residence is outside the state of Tennessee.

For more information, please contact

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