Discovery Park of America is located in the scenic Reelfoot Lake Region of Tennessee. Whether you are on route to from Memphis to St. Louis, or if you find yourself near Paducah, Discovery Park of America is an iconic and a must-see attraction on your list. Groups are always in awe when they pull up to the front entrance of Discovery Park, and 99% of guests say, “Wow! I had no idea this was in Union City, Tenn.!”
Open Tuesday – Sunday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays (except Memorial Day, Labor Day, and the Fourth of July), Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Beginning January 2020, we will shift our hours of operation:
• January and February and August through December, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday
• March through July, open seven days a week, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed days 2020: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Easter
Educators: If you are looking for information regarding school field trips, please click here.
Event Planners: If you are interested in wedding venues, receptions, private parties, class reunions and space rentals, please click here.
Tour Operators: Please call 731-885-5455 and ask for Group Reservations.
Group Ticket Pricing:
*Groups of at least 15 guests or more
|Adults (ages 18+) Single Day Group Rate
One free adult per every 15 paid persons
|Child (ages 4 – grade 12) Single Day Group Rate||$8|
|Children 3 & Under||Free|
Special Attractions Pricing:
|Eathquake Simulator||$4.95 per person|
|Starship Theater||$4.95 per person|
|The Tower||$4.95 per person|
Group Ticket Pre-Sale Criteria
You may order tickets in blocks of 15 or more and pay with a single check to receive the group discount. You may then distribute the tickets to your guests and no group check-in is required. If you have a group coming but they are arriving in separate vehicles, you might wish to purchase a block of tickets. All pre-sale tickets must be purchased in advance before you arrive with your group.
15 or more paying individuals are needed to receive the group rate.
Memberships cannot be used toward group admissions.
For additional information, please click here.
Opening right next door to DPA are three brand new hotels. Holiday Inn Express & Suites (opening Winter 2019), Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites (opening late summer 2019) feature all the conveniences needed for travelers including a FREE hot breakfast. For a group rate or to book, contact Zoe Ramage at firstname.lastname@example.org or (731) 335-6282.
To schedule a field trip or help arranging student group travel, please click here to fill out an online form or call Reservations at 731-885-5455.
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Pre-registration of two weeks is required to receive the group discount. You may reach Group Reservations by phone at (731) 885-5455 or email Group Reservations.
buses & church groups
Visitors will be dropped off at Discovery Center, and buses will be parked in the bus parking area.