Join us for AmuseUm 2023: Full STEAM Ahead! Take a trip on the rails through time and experience Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in the 19th Century. A variety of entertainment, activities, and a 50/50 raffle, along with decadent food and drinks, set the tone for this one-of-a-kind evening. Gear up in your best black, silver, and gold attire and enjoy the swanky vibe of the Gilded Age.

Tickets are on Sale NOW

$125 General Admission | $175 VIP (SOLD OUT)

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50/50 Raffle

Tickets are $100

We are excited to host a 50/50 raffle as part of this year's AmuseUm. In this raffle, the winner will split the pot of money raised, with a chance to win up to $10,000! CDM’s proceeds will benefit our many educational programs and activities.

A raffle ticket may be purchased without attending the event. The winner will be announced during AmuseUm and will be contacted afterwards if they are not present that evening.

View details about the raffle here.


As a VIP, you receive exclusive early access to AmuseUm beginning at 6pm. Enjoy a unique experience with special features.

Exclusive Entertainment

River City Street Poet is a storyteller, poet, thought-untangler, and feels-wrangler who translates stories into personalized poetry.

Themed Cocktail

Blush Events & More will provide a Gilded Age drink to kick the evening off, exclusive for just VIP attendees.


All VIP attendees will receive a Lyft code that can be used on the evening of AmuseUm.

Featured Entertainment

A variety of live entertainment will accompany guests throughout the evening, and the night will end with a DJ and dance floor.

Learn more
  • Chattanooga Fire Cabaret is a local performing troupe, offering fire performances, stilt walking, balloon art and more.

  • The Moon Change Trio is the fresh new jazz group in Chattanooga.

  • First Verse Productions is the go-to premium entertainment company in Chattanooga, TN. With a full team of DJs and Photo Booth Assistants we can handle any event of any size. We’re not the “pushbutton” DJs you forget after the event. We are the entertainers that are focused on creating an experience everyone will be talking about for years to come.

We are proud to be hosting an eco-friendly AmuseUm! In partnership with NewTerra Compost, all disposable materials for the event will be compostable or recyclable. More information will be provided to attendees prior to the event. Creative Discovery Museum promotes sustainability in a variety of ways, and we are pleased to add this event to that list.

AmuseUm 2023 Chairs

Taylor and Ross Vinson
AmuseUm Chairs
Caitlin & Jack Studer
Decorations & Entertainment Committee Chairs
Mickey & Amy Cloud
Sponsorships Committee Chairs

Thank you to our sponsors!

$5,000 | Boxcar

$2,500 | Whistlestop

$1,500 | Coal Box

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