Interstate 69: Discover the Past, Present and Future of the Last Great American Highway

Feb. 18th

Guests checking out the view from atop Discovery Park of America’s 110-foot Cooper Tower—one of the tallest observation towers in the southeastern United States—can see acres of farmland and pockets

Discovery Award Winner Spotlight: Stephen Vaden

Feb. 17th

Stephen Vaden, a native Tennessean, was born in Memphis and grew up in Union City, Tenn., where his father ran a family farm. Today he is General Counsel for the

Alice Fennel Receives Discovery Park of America 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award

Feb. 13th

Alice Fennel, a lifelong resident of Obion County, Tenn., was presented with the 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award at a volunteer appreciation luncheon on Thurs. in the Cooper Tower

Discovery Award Winner Spotlight: Carl and Alice Kirkland

Feb. 9th

Carl and Alice Kirkland call Jackson, Tenn. home and have contributed their time, talents and resources to numerous social causes and nonprofits including the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, the Humane Society

The 2020 Discovery Awards Will Provide a One-of-a-Kind Gala for West Tennessee

Feb. 5th

Attendees of the 2020 Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Discovery Awards at Discovery Park of America on March 7, 2020 are in for a fun-filled night as they pay

Champions of Agriculture

Do you want to be part of the upcoming permanent exhibit, “AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival” in the in the Simmons Bank Ag Center? Simply make a pledge to contribute

Discovery Park of America Experiences a Record-Breaking Number of Visitors in January 2020

Jan. 27th

If you’ve driven by the Discovery Park of America parking lot in Union City this January, you have no doubt seen the cars filling the parking lot. Visitors from around

Nutrien Ag Solutions, Simmons Bank and Others to Partner with Discovery Park of America on Exhibit about Innovation in Agriculture

Jan. 22nd

UNION CITY, Tenn.—Today, Discovery Park of America announced the initial sponsors and partners for “AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival.” The permanent exhibit, dedicated to telling the story of innovation in

‘Astronaut’ Now Open at Discovery Park of America

Jan. 20th

Union City, Tenn. – Discovery Park of America’s hands-on, highly-interactive temporary exhibit, “Astronaut,” is now open for things to do with Kids and Activities for Students. The exhibit explores the

Discovery Award Winner Spotlight: Kevin Coby

Jan. 13th

The inaugural Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Discovery Awards Gala and Fundraiser will be held on March 7, 2020 will bring together thought leaders, policymakers, philanthropists and others to

Discovery Award Winner Spotlight: #TitanUp with Jon and Jaimie Robinson

Jan. 7th

The Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Discovery Awards recognize individuals from West Tennessee whose work, like that of the museum and heritage park, brings enlightenment, awareness and education to

Members-Only Sneak Peek at New Temporary Exhibit “Astronaut” with Special Guests including Space Shuttle Astronaut and NASA Operations Support Manager

Union City, Tenn. – Discovery Park of America will be launching the latest temporary exhibit with a special, members-only sneak peek featuring Dr. Lawrence DeLucas, Principal Scientist at the Aerospace