Discovery Park of America


Discovery Center with Roses

Discovery Park of America is a world-class educational museum with 70,000 square feet of interactive exhibit galleries and 50 acres of outside exhibits that was founded by Mr. Robert & Mrs. Jenny Kirkland on November 1, 2013. Discovery Park’s exhibits and programs invite you to see beyond your current level of knowledge in many areas. Learn, engage, play, explore and discover through hands-on, interactive experiences. Study the past and envision the future. Ask questions and seek answers. Stretch you imagination and see limitless possibilities.

Member: ABA, TCMA

Attraction Type: Student Groups, Senior Groups, Families
Group Rates: Bus Tour Group Rates: $8 plus tax for daily pass; $12 plus tax for 2-day pass
Hours of Operation: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Bus Parking: Yes
Bus Parking Fee: Free
Driver Rate: Free
Escort Rate: Free
Deposit and Payment Policy: For groups, we ask that you book your group 2 weeks prior to your visit date and pay a half deposit over the phone. If you book less than 2 weeks out, we ask that you pay in full over the phone. You can pay by check or credit card.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: We will refund your deposit up to the day of you visit. There is no refund on food orders. We do encourage our groups to reschedule their visit to another date.

Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:

  • Reelfoot Lake in Tiptonville, Full Throttle Saloon in Trimble, Safari Park in Alamo

We offer: Lunch
Lunch Hours: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Meal Rates: $6-$12


  • Discovery Park of America will work with you to make your planning a simple and easy experience. All you have to do is call for information and we will take care of the rest.

Sell To: Daily and Two-Day Trips to Churches, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Bus Tour Operators, Schools and General Public
Tour Sample:

  • Discovery Park of America is a world class history and science museum perfect for all ages. The experience at Discovery Park is a hands-on adventure you will never forget, and guests walk through on their own. Greeters will meet the groups on their bus and give a brief overview of the park, then will walk guests through the doors. Once the greeters walk them through, then guests are on their own to explore Discovery Center and the 50-acre park with outdoor exhibits.

Tour Services:

  • You can call the marketing department at Discovery Park of America at 731-885-5455 for more information.

Discovery Park of America

830 Everett Blvd PO Box 927
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: 731-885-4417


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