The mission of Discovery Park of America is to inspire children, students and adults to see beyond. Located in the beautiful Reelfoot Lake Region of West Tennessee, Discovery Park of America offers visitors of all ages a world-class educational experience. From the 100,000-square-foot museum to the extensively-landscaped 50-acre heritage park, there is something for people of any age to learn at Discovery Park of America.
From history to space exploration, Discovery Park of America will inspire you to see beyond and provide a greater understanding of our world – past, present and future. We’re an easy day trip from Nashville, TN., Memphis, TN., Jackson, TN., Paducah, KY., Murray, KY., and Dyersburg, TN. Plan your visit now!
BEST VALUE! Enjoy general admission PLUS:
- Second day FREE
- Unlimited access to the Tower
- 10% off in the Gift Shop
- 10% off in the Cafe and Eats & Treats
- Collectible VIP badge
3 and under are free.
Special Attraction Pricing:
10-minute story and simulation of historic earthquakes. Show begins every 30 minutes.
Experience one or both 20-minute movies that are now showing. “Titans of the Ice Age” or “Tornado Alley” show every 30 minutes.
|$4.95 per movie|
Ride the elevator up 120 feet and see for miles!
All prices are plus tax.
Escape Room Pricing:
Experience Discovery Park of America’s Award-Winning Escape Room while on your visit. This one is called Secret in Shade’s Hollow, and you will have only 60 minutes to try and escape with your team. You can purchase your tickets at the front ticket counter when you arrive. Maximum 10 people per session, and you may have some other guests in the Escape Room with you.
Location: The Settlement
Tues. – Fri. 2 p.m.
Sat. 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Sun. 2 p.m.
Tickets: $9.95 per person + General Admission
Private Escape Room: $99.95 + General Admission to reserve the whole Escape Room for up to ten people
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time
Featured Temporary Exhibit Pricing:
|Ages 4 and up||$4.95|
|3 and under||FREE|
All prices are plus tax.
Members of Discovery Park get sweet perks, such as unlimited access to the park for one whole year, early notification of upcoming events, member-only events, discounts in Sabin’s Cafe and the Gift Shop plus more.
Conveniently located right next door to DPA are three brand new hotels. Both Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites are NOW OPEN!. Additionally, Holiday Inn Express & Suites (opening Spring 2020). All lodging features all of the conveniences needed for traveling students including a FREE hot breakfast. For a group rate or to book, contact Zoe Ramage at email@example.com or 731-335-6282.
Places to Eat
Discovery Park of America has a great eatery on-site, Sabin’s Cafe, but if you are looking for the best diners and dives in and around Union City, then read our blog post on the must-eats in the area.
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.
Jan – Feb: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aug – Dec: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Tues. and Wed.
Tram will not be operating
March – July: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open 7 days a week
Tram will be operating, weather permitting