Admission and Tickets - Adventure Science Center Nashville


Choose from a spectacular, fulldome show in state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium; hands-on, interactive exhibits; or one of our award-winning programs like daily Science Live! demonstrations, 3D printing workshops, summer camps and more!

  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

 We are open Thursdays - Mondays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., allowing limited guests enter the museum per hour. We strongly encourage buying your tickets in advance.
We will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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Admission and Tickets




Admission + Planetarium Show (Best Value | Save $2) Exhibit Admission Add Planetarium Show Add Full Motion Simulator
Adult (13-64) $25 $18 $9 $6
Youth (2-12) $20 $14 $8 $6
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Mask Policy

Face masks must be worn over the nose and mouth by all guests ages 3 and older while at the museum. Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our guests and staff, we will not be allowing any exceptions to this policy. We thank you for your understanding and compliance.


General admission discounts are unavailable as we recover from the significant financial impacts of our closure due to COVID-19 earlier this year. We appreciate your understanding!

We continue to offer discounts on membership, view them here.

Museums for All subsidized admission
For families who participate in SNAP, WIC or TANF we provide an admission fee of $3 per person (for up to four people). To reserve tickets please visit the guest service desk or call (615) 401-5058, Thursday - Monday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday until 6 p.m.

Museums for All is funded in part by a grant from the US Bank Foundation. Museums for All is a cooperative initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Association of Children’s Museums.

Tennessee Teacher/Educator free admission
We offer free admission to certified active Tennessee educators. Must have proof of eligibility at time of purchase. Free admission only valid for the educator, not their guests. To reserve tickets please visit the guest service desk or call (615) 401-5058, Thursday - Monday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday until 6 p.m.


Groups and school field trips are currently prohibited during the Mayor's "Rule of 8" guideline. Admission tickets are available for purchase here.

ASTC Passport Program

If you’re a member of an Association of Science-Technology Center (ASTC) institution located more than 90 miles from Adventure Science Center—and you reside more than 90 miles from ASC—you are eligible for free general admission for up to two adults and four children under 18 living in the same household. 

To reserve timed entry admission, please call (615) 401-5058, Thursday - Monday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., or present your science center’s membership card, which includes ASTC logo, along with photo ID upon your visit. Learn more»

Children under the age of 16

Must be supervised by an adult at all times.


Free for museum guests.


We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover. We do not accept personal checks.

Apply your tickets to membership

Admission tickets may be used towards an annual membership after your visit. Please just show your receipt at the Membership Desk or call 615-401-5067 with your order number. Office hours: Thursday - Monday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays until 6 p.m.



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Hours of Operation

Thursday - Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays until 6 p.m.


  • Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Closed Christmas Eve
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Additional closures may occur and will be added when they are announced

The museum is currently operating at 50% capacity. We strongly encourage buying your tickets in advance as the museum will be temporarily limiting guests per hour. *Face masks are required for all guests ages 3 and older with no exception. Thank you for understanding and complying.

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