Virtual Reality


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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Virtual Reality

Experience virtual reality

Step into another world with our virtual reality installation featuring custom-designed experiences created in partnership with Nashville developers, BlackBox Realities, along with other enriching experiences. Our VR exhibit features cutting-edge technology that tracks your physical position, allowing you to have complete freedom to explore a truly immersive experience. 

With six separate spaces for individual VR use, multiple people will be able to enjoy the experiences at one time.

Please note: Our VR installation is designed for ages 10 and older.

International Space Station Tour VR

Ever wanted to see what the Interational Space Station looks like on the inside? Now you can take an immersive virtual tour that puts you in the shoes of astronaut and VR tour guide Samantha Cristoforetti from the European Space Agency (ESA).

Nature Treks VR

This relaxing immersive experience allows you to experience virtual nature, interact with animals, control the weather and more. Travel to a tropical beach, take a dive underwater or even explore the stars.

The VR Museum of Fine Art

Explore works of fine art in thie immersive experience with no glass cases or barriers! Meander among sculptures, paintings and more in one of our newest VR experiences.


Slip on your goggles and travel back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the planet... the Cretaceous Period. In this purely experiential module, you'll be immersed in the sights and sounds of our planet's past as you walk with the dinosaurs.

Planet Pollinator

Help the Queen Bee get her “New-Bees” in line! In this module buzzing with fun, you’ll create flight paths for all the different worker bees to cross-pollinate flowers while bringing pollen and nectar back to the hive.

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Hydro Hero

Help save the Earth! In this arcade/Minecraft-style experience, you'll learn about the different elements of the water cycle while accomplishing different missions and earning points. You'll be rewarded for your efforts at the end with a virtual trophy. Will you get the gold?

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Experience life as an architect in Nashville from the ground floor! In this incredible experience, you can build your own skyscraper using the materials provided working from the ground or growing as big as the building you're creating. 

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