First Responders Week

Free Admission for First Responders September 7-15

In remembrance of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, Creative Discovery Museum will offer free admission from Sept. 7 - 15 to all police officers, firefighters, EMT workers, active military personnel and their families. The offer is good for first responders and their immediate family (up to six people) and valid from Sept. 7 - 15, 2019 with presentation of an appropriate service ID.

“We are pleased to honor all first responders with free admission to the Museum,” said Henry Schulson, Executive Director of Creative Discovery Museum. “These brave men and women so often go above and beyond the call in helping others, and this is our chance to thank them.”

The offer is in celebration of the nation-wide Patriot Week that honors the American spirit. To learn more about Patriot Week, visit their website at The Museum is starting First Responders Week early (Sept. 7) so that first responders and their families can explore Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit before it closes on Sept. 8.

Highlighted activities during this week include Preschool Adventure Day on Sept. 7, photo op with Buddy the T-Rex from Dinosaur Train on Sept. 8 (registration required) and the Teddy Bear Clinic on Sept. 15. Visit for more information. 

Creative Discovery Museum also offers free admission throughout the year to all Hamilton Country sheriffs, Chattanooga police and firefighters and their immediate families up to four people with presentation of service ID. Law enforcement outside of Hamilton County and military receive a $5 discount on admission with presentation of a service ID.

The Museum will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 11 as part of our fall hours.

For more information, call (423) 756-2738.