Welcome to
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.


Creative Discovery Museum will be observing the following special hours this month:

  • OPEN EARLY Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. for the Iron Man Triathlon
  • OPEN EARLY Sunday, May 24, 2015 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. for Memorial Day Weekend
  • OPEN Monday, May 25 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. for Memorial Day

You're a Part of Our Story - Tell Us Yours!

To help celebrate our 20th birthday, we're giving away 20 tickets to the Museum! All you have to do to enter to win is tell us your favorite memories of the Museum over the past 20 years. 

  • Did you love coming to the Museum as a child with your family or school groups? 
  • Are you bringing your own child now? 
  • What were some of your favorite activities or exhibits to explore? 

We want to hear your story! Post your submissions to our Facebook wall or email them to caj@cdmfun.org

The Hot Potato

20 Years of Fun and Discovery

Construction Model

(Left: Every goal starts with a dream. Our’s also started with a construction model.)

By Henry Schulson
Executive Director

The sense of discovery in a child is one of life’s greatest gifts. It often leads to unmatched bursts of creativity, wonder, and amazement no matter the activity. Since our opening in 1995, Creative Discovery Museum has focused on one mission – to create exciting opportunities for discovery through a unique combination of learning and play. Exhibits have come and gone, programs keep changing, but the sense of discovery has remained the core for everything we’ve done and continue to do moving forward. 

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