Chattanooga Childrens' Museum - Tickets and Planning Your Visit


Creative Discovery Museum is recognized as one of the premier hands-on children's museums in the region. Gather the young and young-at-heart and make plans now to visit us at Creative Discovery Museum. Whether it's for a couple of hours or a whole day, time spent at the Museum is sure to be worthwhile learning for the whole family.

Creative Discovery Museum has no timed tickets and there is usually no waiting line.

Now you can plan ahead and purchase tickets online. Having your tickets in-hand will allow you to use our express check-in lane. Tickets will be mailed within three business days of your order. Call (423) 756-2738 for more information.

Description Adult Child
(ages 2-12)
Creative Discovery Museum $12.95 $12.95
Military Price with ID $9.95 $9.95
Local Police and Firefighters with ID (Chattanooga Police Officers, Hamilton County Sheriffs, Chattanooga Firefighters & EMTs)
$9.95 $9.95
Show your Aquarium ticket stub discount $10.95 $10.95

Please Note: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must provide proper photo identification (i.e., driver's license or passport) and leave it at ticket desk.

Memberships (annual unlimited Museum visits) start at $75 and are good for a full 12 months after the date of purchase.




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Creative Discovery Museum is open on all holidays except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas day. The Museum is open on Wednesdays during Hamilton County fall and spring breaks, as well as holiday break.

Creative Discovery Museum is a smoke free facility.
No outside food or drink permitted.
No weapons permitted on Museum property.


Directions & Parking

Located at the corner of Chestnut and 4th Streets in Chattanooga, Creative Discovery Museum is easily accessible from I-24.

Directions Parking Map