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Address: 516 N. Beaman Street, Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone Number: +1 865-594-1494
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The Muse Knoxville is a newly re-imagined space designed for kids from 1 to...

The Muse Knoxville is a newly re-imagined space designed for kids from 1 to 101! With almost 4,000 square feet of exhibit and play space, you are sure to find something that will inspire the love of learning! Admission: Adult $5, Senior $4, Children 2 and Over $4, Children Under 2 FREE. Planetarium $2. Hours:

Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Monday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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A fun time for us and the Kids!

Think of the big city children's museums that have tons of interactive exhibits. Now think smaller scale. This little museum has a lot to offer without that big city price. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
Sean B
Heiskell, Tennessee
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We arrived at the museum unsure what to expect, and after we entered, I was sure my almost teenager would be bored. however, as we continued through the museum, we found some areas that involved building and thinking. My dad spent several hours using the blocks and design cards making incredible displays (a person, a semi-truck, and dog). My boys... More 

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Heiskell, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Think of the big city children's museums that have tons of interactive exhibits. Now think smaller scale. This little museum has a lot to offer without that big city price. There is a discount for veterans and active duty military. The Kids will spend a lot of time playing with everything and they won't realize that they are learning. Lots... More 

1 Thank Sean B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Don't let the size fool you. This small building is packed full of fun and learning for you and your kids. I really liked how it had lots of learning opportunities as well as being fun. The planetarium was neat. I enjoyed seeing the pictures of what the constellations were representing. I felt like the kids in our group learned... More 

1 Thank MissBehavior81
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Excellent experience for our Grandchildren and the adults that accompanied them. Great fun for all involved.

1 Thank Richard J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great little place to take your kids to learn some really neat stuff. They also have a great playground (I helped build it so I know it is great!) If you've got bored little ones, take them here!

1 Thank meljohn999
Athens, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a great little museum to bring the kids to. I have read the negative reviews, about ho there is not much to do and it's overpriced, but really how much you are going to get out if it has to do more with your kids than the museum itself. It IS a little limited- There is not a... More 

2 Thank Andrew G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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111 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great things happening here, much improved venue since changing from the Discovery center...love the new playground!

1 Thank travelingmom5255
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a good idea that needs a makeover. Our grandkids loved the many activities but it is overpriced. $5.00 adults...$4.00 children. That being said, it could be a good rainy day activity

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Took Grandchildren and they enjoyed it. People who worked there are really helpful. Not tons of stuff to do but really hands on. Would go back. Kids had fun.

1 Thank Sandra O
Chicago, Illinois
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484 reviews
354 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

PROS: member museum of ASTC; varied interactive exhibits for young children. Ample parking. CONS: only younger children will be interested; interest wanes for children older than probably 8 years old.

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