Subsidized Memberships at Adventure Science Center


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, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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Subsidized Memberships

Adventure Science Center is committed to making learning accessible to more Tennessee families.  Subsidized membership ensures that all families can experience the wonders of science and technology.

Curiosity - $39 

Admits one (1) or two (2) adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren under the age of 18.

Add Caregiver: Additional $30 – Allows one unnamed adult to accompany your child(ren) under your membership when you aren’t present. 

Add Explorers Pass: Additional $69 – Allows everyone covered under the membership to enjoy unlimited* Sudekum Planetarium tickets and BlueMax rides.

Must be purchased in person at Adventure Science Center. 

Families that participate in any of the state assistance programs listed below are eligible for the Curiosity membership level.

Qualifying programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Women, Infants, Children (WIC)
  • Families First/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Please bring your SNAP or WIC card or TANF certification letter along with a state issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license) to the membership desk to purchase a Curiosity membership.

*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.

Download a guide to Curiosity Memberships

Membership benefits

  • Free general admission for one year 
  • Free or discounted admission to 300+ science enters in the USA and worldwide with the ASTC passport» 
  • Member express check in 
  • $2 discount on general admission guest passes 
  • Half-price Sudekum Planetarium and BlueMax flight simulator  
  • Discounts on camps, classes, special events, and more 
  • Convenient digital membership card stored on your smartphone 
  • 15% discount at the gift shop 
  • Free parking 
  • Free birthday gift for member kids under the age of 18 in the Birthday Club»

For more information, please contact

800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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