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

Discovery Park of America to Host Temporary Exhibit “Astronaut”

Nov. 13th

Union City, Tenn. – Discovery Park of America announced today that the museum will be bringing “Astronaut” to West Tennessee in 2020. This popular exhibit allows guests to explore the

Local World War II Veteran Donates Model of Bridge to Discovery Park of America

Nov. 8th

Union City, Tenn. – A very special guest visited on Thurs., Nov. 7, to see an artifact he donated installed in the World War II section of The Military Gallery

Discovery Park of America Announces Award Winners

Nov. 6th

Union City, Tenn.—Discovery Park of America has announced an annual award that will recognize individuals from West Tennessee whose work, like that of the museum and heritage park, brings enlightenment,

Discovery Mark of America Hosts Area Schools for Third Annual Canstruction Competition

Nov. 1st

Union City, Tenn.—Discovery Park of America hosted ten teams from nine area schools in the third annual Canstruction competition last Friday. The teams created unique sculptures made almost entirely of

Discovery Park of America Captures the Faces of Farming

Oct. 14th

Union City, Tenn.—At the Northwest Tennessee Food Processing & Agri-Business Conference held Thurs., Oct. 10 at the University of Tennessee at Martin, Discovery Park of America captured the photos of