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State: Tennessee

Discovery Park of America

Discovery Park of America is a state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot museum sitting on a beautifully landscaped heritage park in Union City, Tennessee. While we’ve quickly become a must-see attraction in the area, the real magic is found in the spirit of creativity and exploration that’s sparked in our visitors. Offering a variety of programs, exhibits, and hands-on activities, a visit to Discovery Park inspires every guest to see beyond.


Discovery Park of America’s iconic 100,000-square-foot museum showcases ten exhibit galleries focused on topics like science, space, technology, the military, natural history, regional history, art, transportation, and more. Guests experience:

  • 4-D simulation of the early 1800s earthquakes that created the beautiful landscape in this region
  • 20,000-gallon aquarium revealing the underwater life of the region’s lakes
  • Dinosaurs, fossils, and prehistoric artifacts
  • Military equipment, vintage automobiles, and an actual Titan missile ready to launch
  • Interactive displays focused on science, technology, engineering, and math—and dozens more hands-on experiences
  • Theater with films from Giant Screen Films, a leader in the IMAX industry
  • The tallest observation tower in this region
  • Galleries dedicated to the visual arts
  • Unique state-of-the-art meeting spaces for groups ranging in size from ten to thousands
  • Gourmet southern meals prepared by Sabin’s Café Catering

Heritage Park

The 50-acre outdoor heritage park includes a man-made river flowing through the extensively landscaped property, along with waterfalls, bridges, and other water features. Guests experience:

  • Reproduction of an early 20th-century town with a working gristmill, windmill, one-room schoolhouse, and more
  • Japanese, European, and American gardens
  • Reproduction of an entire mid-19th-century frontier settlement
  • 120-year-old church restored to its original glory
  • Turn-of-the-century train station and depot with locomotive, cars, and caboose to explore inside and out
  • Liberty Hall including a replica of the Liberty Bell and an exhibit on American freedom
  • One-of-a-kind nature-inspired playground experience featuring a PlayOdyssey Tower, log steppers, log balance beams, hillside climbers, slides and a mini zip line

Interpretive Center Contact Info

Contact Person Contact Info

  • Name
  • Address
    830 Everett Boulevard
  • City
    Union City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Phone
    (731) 885-5455
  • Email

National Office Contact Information


National MRPC Office
PO Box 7395
Madison, WI 53707-7395


Toll Free: 866-763-8310
E-mail: [email protected]