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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Family Science Labs


At Adventure Science Center, we believe the best way to learn science is to experience it first-hand!

Our Family Science Labs offer opportunities for parents and homeschool teachers to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics in engaging, hands-on ways with their children and/or students. Each of our levels present new challenges with age-appropriate educational materials and activities to spark excitement in all participants.


  • Explorers & Investigators: $5 per child 
  • Researchers: $7.50 per child



March 29 & April 1
Researchers  |  Ages 10–13

April 5 & 8
Investigators  |  Ages 6–9

April 19 & 22
Explorers  |  Ages 3–5


March | Nature & Weather

Nature & Weather

Springtime is here, so what better way to enjoy the season than to explore the science behind nature and weather? 


Step outside for an exploration of nature survival tactics. PLUS, we're excited to have Miss Nashville, Hannah Bobinger, joining us on April 1!

March 29April 1


April | Spring Science

Spring Science

From the plants sprouting out of the ground to the weather driving their growth, join us as we explore all the things that make spring such an important season! We're excited to have Miss Nashville, Hannah Bobinger, joining us on April 8 & 22!


Practice your gardening skills and get an up-close look at the inner workings of a flower.

April 5April 8


Discover how plants grow and thrive while learning about a plant's life cycle.

April 19April 22


Enjoy a crash course on some incredible - and sometimes dangerous - weather events.

April 26April 29


Family Science Lab tickets must be purchased in conjunction with membership or general admission tickets. It is only necessary to purchase a lab ticket for any participating child; accompanying parent does not need to purchase a separate ticket.

After adding your child’s lab ticket to your cart, click the “General Admission” link in the green sidebar to add admission tickets to your cart.

All labs run approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Please note the time difference for our Researchers group.

All information posted is subject to change.