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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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Early Explorers

SPECIAL PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT!

On Feb. 26, we'll be trading out our usual show in the Sudekum Planetarium for an exciting Science Live!  presentation–Life on Earth! Discover what makes life possible on Earth and how we are all connected.

Introduce your preschooler to the wonders of science before the Science Center opens to the general public! On select Mondays*, Early Explorers can enjoy all the exhibits, see a special preschool planetarium show, and attend story time with our staff. Meet other parents. Arrange a play date. Or just enjoy having a special time for your curious little one!

Early Explorers Planetarium Shows:

   


COST:

Adventure Science Center Members:
Free general admission
$2 – planetarium show

Non-members:
$4.95 – Children under age 6 (includes planetarium show)
$10.95 – Adults and children age 6+ (includes planetarium show)

Please note: Early Explorers is available until 9:40 a.m. for individual admissions only and is not available for group sales.


 

Schedule:

9 a.m. 
Free exploration time
Discount breakfast available in Subway®

9:45 a.m.
Preschool show in Sudekum Planetarium

 

10:45 a.m.
Storytime in Destination Exploration

Upcoming Programs

JANUARY 29  |  SHADOW CHASER

It's almost time for Groundhog Day! In this special session, you'll play the role of Punxsutawney Phil while learning all about how shadows are created and transform.

FEBRUARY 5  |  CAPS FOR SALE

With a new traveling exhibition focused on math, it's time to start adding up some fun! Inspired by the classic tale Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina, we'll explore math and patterns with caps of our own.

FEBRUARY 12  |  GOODNIGHT, NASHVILLE

A classic tale reimagined with a local twist brings fun to this special program! Plus, we'll use some science to create awesome balloon moons to take home.

FEBRUARY 19  |  SPACE ROCKS, ROCK!

Go on an out-of-this-world exploration with Pete the Cat while discovering what makes meteorites and asteroids different.

FEBRUARY 26  |  THAT'S NO SNOW CHALLENGE

Can you beat our snow challenge? During this special program, we'll take a look at three different mixtures and decide which one most closely resembles snow!

MARCH 5  |  EXPLODING RAINBOWS

Spring is just around the corner! Come discover how chemical reactions can produce incredible "exploding" rainbows and enjoy a reading of Huff and Puff's Hawaiian Rainbow.

800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
615-862-5160
Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
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