Unearth the curiosities of the world through play, immersive exhibits, and hands-on activities in the heart of Chattanooga.
We're creating the new CDM! Help the region’s leader in experiential learning expand to meet the needs of future generations.
We're staying open late just for members!
We are opening the Museum an hour early just for members! Registration is free, but required.
Sensory Night offers children with sensory sensitivity and their families exclusive time in the Museum with a low-sensory environment.
Our Rooftop Garden produces a variety of produce from sweet potatoes to parsley.
The Infant Garden is the perfect place for non-walkers to explore, play and work on fine and gross motor skills.
Head to the Back Alley Theater to put on a puppet show for family and friends!
The Make It Workshop is full of opportunities to sew, woodwork and bring your ideas to life!
Meet our burrowing critters in the cave!
Go exploring in the climbing structure located directly above RiverPlay. Find the ladders. Slide down the slide. Climb to the crows nest and more!
Learn more about Lunar New Year traditions and ways you can celebrate with your family!
You've probably heard that every snowflake is unique. But how are snowflakes formed? Keep reading to learn more and for information on how to make sensory snow!
Valentine's Day is fast approaching! CDM wants to spread happiness throughout our community. You can help us Pass It On!
Henry Schulson reflects on the ups and downs of 2020 and CDM's bright future.
Participate in our Ignite Discovery: Kids Edition fundraising campaign and help us create the new CDM for generations to come!
Did you know you can grow vegetables from vegetables?
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Meet Ashley in our Science Theater as she conducts some weather experiments that will blow you away!
It's time for Kitchen Chemistry! Join Haven in Culinary Corner for Marshmallow Science!
Erika Roberts guides you through a prompting moment for your family to think about what the word freedom means to you and those in our community.
Learn the basics of embroidery with Artist in Residence, Susan Parks!
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