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Creative Discovery Museum

Creative Discovery Museum is one of the top children's museums in the country. Located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, just steps away from the Tennessee Aquarium, Tennessee Riverfront and other fun Chattanooga Attractions for kids


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  • OPEN Wednesday, November 26
  • CLOSED Thursday, November 27
  • CLOSED Tuesday, December 24
  • CLOSED Wednesday, December 25
  • OPEN Tuesday, December 31
  • OPEN Wednesday, January 1
                (noon - 5)

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The Hot Potato

Don't Knock It Till You've Tried It 

Allie (headshot)By Allie Karnes
Teen Volunteer

Never believe you can’t do something until you try.

This past summer, Creative Discovery Museum’s Museum Apprentice Program (MAP) received a grant from the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund to create an app for children.

Many of the other MAPs (including me) were hesitant to join the project at first because we thought we would have to write computer code—something most of us knew nothing about. However, thanks to a little “healthy” pressure from Museum staff and our parents, we decided to join the group.

We had no idea how much we would learn and what great opportunities working on the Mozilla grant would open up for us in the future. Continue reading →

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