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Discovery Center

Address: 502 SE Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone Number: (615) 890-2300
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Murfreesboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Cultural
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Type: Children's Museums, Cultural
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Murfreesboro, TN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have been taking our grandchildren to the Discovery Center since they could walk.. They have the toddler room for littles 5 and under and they can stay busy in there for quite a while. Then there is the rest of the center, which has many interesting areas and mind challenging areas for the children. Whether they like to play... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a bright, attractive place where kids are free to be kids. The exhibits are almost entirely hands-on and cover a very wide range of interests for both boys and girls. It is possible that your child could get wet, sweaty, or find some paint very creatively placed on their clothing or on their noses, so dress appropriately. There... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very educational!! Great for younger children!! A little bit of everything to peak all interest levels.

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Lascassas, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've taken my grandson (and occasionally a buddy) to Discovery Center many times over the past seven or so years when he visits from out of town. He absolutely loves to go there and there's always something different to interest him. There's wildlife (you can pet a snake), classic cars, a make-believe supermarket, a water feature (which never fails to... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very nice clean facility. The lady at the reception desk was super friendly. Lots of neat exhibits for the kids to interact, learn and play in. Very educational. The model train wasn't running when we were there but it was very cool to look at. Spend a couple of hours or take all day!

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great place to take the family. Great exhibits and items for all to enjoy. Ball pit is fun and a great opportunity for pictures. Love learning and a great family experience. The building is tucked away off the road, very peaceful a welcomed change to the hustle of the city.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My daughter (3yrs) loves going and it is a perfect place for the 5 and under crowd especially when they have new exhibits. The Curious George exhibit was a lot of fun and we were sad to see it go. I took my older nephew (8yrs) and the exhibit was not there so not a lot of offerings for him... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The whole place is filled with activities for learning for children. Lots of things to experience "hands on".

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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Center is great for children 11 and under but what I really liked are the wetland trails that are above water and very nice . Plus there is the original fresh water springs that feeds it all and is where Mufreesboro used to get all their water from when it was being settled. Very Cool and it still runs... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is great for small kids. They could use some updating and maybe add some new things to keep it fresh.

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