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President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that the White House would be extending its social distancing guidelines through April 30, so Discovery Park of America will be following those guidelines and we’ll be closed at least through the month of April. Like other companies, government entities and organizations, we will be evaluating again as we get closer to that date.

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Our Mission


The mission of Discovery Park of America is to inspire children and adults to See Beyond. Located in the beautiful Reelfoot Lake region of Northwest Tennessee, Discovery Park of America offers visitors of all ages a world-class, state-of-the-art experience unlike anything else in the world. From the 100,000-square-foot museum to the extensively-landscaped 50-acre heritage park, there is literally something for every member of the family to discover at Discovery Park of America.


Our Venues

World Class Venue Rentals

Looking for a unique place to have your wedding, corporate meeting, party or special event? Discovery Park of America offers indoor and outdoor spaces to make any gathering a one-of-a-kind experience your guests will never forget.

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“…It’s like your favorite millionaire uncle took a trip through time and around the world and built you a living postcard in your backyard to tell you the story.”

—The Frenetic Peripatetic, Travel Blogger

Temporary Exhibit


Jan. 17 – May 3, 2020

Through hands-on and full-body displays, this STEM-focused science exhibition investigates the reality of what it takes to be a space explorer.

Areas of Learning

  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Space Exploration
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Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast

“Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” is produced at Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee and celebrates the culture, accomplishments and history of West Tennessee while inspiring listeners to see beyond. Hosted by Scott Williams, guests include West Tennessee influencers from the worlds of business, entertainment, sports, tourism and more. Like what you hear? Subscribe to “Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” on iTunes and listen to a new episode each week. In this week’s episode, Matt Crosson gives an inspirational story of how a hobby can become a career.  Listen Now >

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