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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, and Christmas Day

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Winter Wonder Weekends

Looking for something fun to do with your family during the holidays?

Look no further than Winter Wonder Weekends at Adventure Science Center! From incredible winter sports to the dazzling aurora borealis, we’ll be exploring all sorts of exciting seasonal science with hands-on fun every Saturday in December.

Please note: Not all activities may be available at each event.

Activities:

  • WILD WINTER SPORTS
    Go for the gold! From hockey to curling and beyond, come get the cold hard facts about winter's coolest competitions in this fun activity where we'll explore physics AND get physical.
  • DRY ICE BUBBLES
    Come learn the supercool science behind dry ice as we send some shimmering, shivering bubbles afloat! Then, find out if you can catch a bubble in the palm of your hands with your winter mittens on.
  • ICE FISHIN'
    Lace up your boots and cast a line. In this activity, you'll go fishing... for ice! With a dash of salt and some science on your side, you're sure to reel in a big one.
  • AMAZING AURORA
    Wonder what makes the Northern Lights so dazzling? Get a backstage pass to the greatest light show in nature.
  • ICE AGE EXCAVATORS
    Grab your chisel and your snow shoes, because it’s time to break the ice! Let's go digging for arctic critters hidden deep below the snow.
  • BUNDLE UP
    Don your coat and scarf, and come nuzzle up by the infrared wall on the second floor! Learn what really keeps us warm in the winter.

Presentations:

  • ARCTIC ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS
    In this fun, interactive live show, we'll look to our frosty friends up North and way down South to discover what it takes to survive through the winter.
  • POLARIS, THE SPACE SUBMARINE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE POLAR NIGHT (additional ticket required)
    Journey with James & Vladimir as they try to solve the mystery of earth’s long arctic nights and deal with an unexpected stowaway on their DIY spaceship. Schedule & tickets»
  • LASER HOLIDAYS (additional ticket required)
    Everyone's favorite holiday-themed laser show is back on Dec. 18, 20, 22 & 23! Schedule & tickets»

Winter Wonder Weekends culminates in our annual Happy NOON Year streamer celebration!

 

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