Memberships:

How do I sign up for a membership?

Become a Member Today!

What special benefits do I receive for becoming a Discovery Park member?

Discovery Park of America Member benefits are:

•General Admission into the park FREE with an annual membership pass
•10% off any purchase in the Gift Shop
•10% off any food purchase in Sabin’s Cafe
•Member emails about all the upcoming events and activities at Discovery Park each Wednesday
•Discounts on select ticketed classes and events at Discovery Park

May I share my season passes with someone else?

No, each membership is meant to be exclusive to the person for whom it was purchased.

Will I receive the same benefits at reciprocal museums as I do at Discovery Park?

At the present time, Discovery Park of America has not entered into any reciprocal museum arrangements.

What if I lose my season pass?

Just let us know at the ticket counter, and we will print you a new ID card for a fee

Do Members pay for Special Attractions?

Members receive unlimited access to the Tower Observation Deck. Tickets to the Earthquake Simulator and Starship Theatre films must be purchased.

How often may I visit as a Member?

Unlimited

What special shopping benefits do I receive for becoming a member?

You will receive a 10% discount in the Gift Shop and in Sabin’s Cafe.

How do I get a gift card for a membership to Discovery Park of America?

You can purchase a gift card for any amount by calling 731-885-5455 or by coming to the front ticket counter anytime Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

How do I renew my membership?

You can renew your membership online, by calling us at 731-885-5455 or the next time you visit us.
NOTE TO CHARTER MEMBERS: If you wish to retain your Charter Membership price of $50 (Ages 13 up) and $25 (ages 4-12), please call the park at 731-885-5455 to renew. Otherwise, proceed to renew online at the current rate. Thank you for purchasing an annual membership to Discovery Park of America!

Admissions:

Are there any discounts?

Discovery Park of America offers a discount to AARP member, AAA members, educators, college students and anyone with a Military ID. (These discounts are for the cardholder only.)

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, Master Card, Visa and Discover.

Where can I purchase a ticket?

Tickets may be purchased online at www.discoveryparkofamerica.com or at the ticket counter when you arrive.

What if I have trouble using your online ticketing?

If you have a problem with purchasing online, please call Discovery Park at 731-885-5455.

How do I reprint my tickets?

When you get your online ticket, you can save it to your computer. Should you fail to do so, we will have a record of your purchase by name at the park.

What if I couldn’t print or have lost my ticket?

We will have a record of your purchase, by name, at the park.

Why are special attractions not included in the daily admission and membership prices?

Special attractions are timed and capacity limited. To be fair to all of our guests, the special attractions are an additional $4.95 each.

How do I get a gift card for general admission?

You can purchase a gift card for any amount by calling 731-885-5455 or by coming to the front ticket counter anytime Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Plan your Visit:

How do I get to Discovery Park of America?

We are located at 830 Everett Blvd., Union City, Tenn.

Where can I get information on the area and where to stay while visiting the Park?

You can contact the local Obion County Chamber of Commerce at 731-885-0211 or the Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council at 731-253-2007. For information about Everett-Stewart Regional Airport, please call 731-885-1221.

What are your hours?

Discovery Park of America is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. We are closed closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

2020 Hours:
Low Season:
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

High Season:
March – July: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open 7 days a week
Tram will be operating, weather permitting

Do you sell food and drink onsite?

Yes, we have Sabin’s Cafe at Discovery Park of America. We also have an outdoor eatery called Eats & Treats that serves quick lunches, ice cream and slushies!

My child has food allergies. Are there allergy-free options for us in Sabin’s Cafe?

Yes, and you may discuss your child’s food allergy needs in advance by calling Sabin’s Cafe at Discovery Park at 731-885-5455.

Can I bring my own food and/or beverage to Discovery Park of America?

No outside food or beverages are allowed at Discovery Park of America.

Do you allow backpacks?

Yes. All backpacks, purses and bags are subject to search when you arrive.

Do you have strollers and wheelchairs for rent?

We have a limited number of strollers and wheelchairs available to our guests at no charge.

Is the Park accessible to guests with disabilities?

We are 95%+ ADA accessible.

Is photography allowed?

Yes, but we do ask that you do not use a flash when taking pictures of the artifacts.

Do you have an area for nursing mothers?

We allow nursing mothers to use our Nurses Station to nurse. Simply ask for the location at the ticket counter.

Is there something to do for children who don’t know how to walk yet?

We have a toddler play area and 1 ½ miles of sidewalk for strollers

What do I do if I lost something at the museum?

Please call us at 731-885-5455 and let us know. We will do our best to find it for you.

How long will it take me to go through Discovery Park of America?

People have told us that they cannot see everything in one day! We are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We have a general admission ticket and also a VIP pass. Learn more about them on our ticketing page.

Group Sales:

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes. please visit the Group section of our website. We require 15 or more people for group rates. Educators, see below.

How do I purchase group tickets?

You must purchase group tickets two weeks in advance of your visit by calling 731-885-5455 and asking for the reservations department. Group tickets are never sold on the date of your visit and may not be purchased online.

Will I receive confirmation of my group order?

Yes, you will receive an email copy of your receipt.

How does our group check-in?

There are several options, depending on your group and the method of arrival. When you call to book your group, you will be given complete check-in instructions.

Where can our bus park?

We have ample bus parking and your driver will receive directions upon arrival.

Special Events:

Can I hold my event at The Discovery Park of America?

Yes. please visit the Venue Rentals section of our website.

What is your pricing structure?

Please visit the Venue Rentals section of our website.

Do you have specific service providers and vendors for my event?

We will provide you with a list of approved caterers and vendors. Please call 731-885-5455 and ask for the events department for details.

Can my event be the only one on at Discovery Park?

That is determined on a case-by-case basis based on the event size and other requirements.

Can I bring my own entertainment to my event?

Yes, you may book your own band or DJ. The entertainment that you plan to provide must be prior approved by the Discovery Park Events Director.

Do you offer group discounts for package events?

Yes. Please call 731-885-5455 and ask for the events department.

School Field Trips:

Where can I find tips for planning a field trip for my class?

Please visit the Education section of our website for complete details.

How much is it for a field trip?

Please visit the Education section of our website for details about field trip pricing, policies, and procedures.

Where can I find other teacher resources?

Check out our Teacher Resources page!

What are your resources for visits from home school families?

We offer homeschool programs once a month beginning in September and ending in April. Check out our Homeschool page for more details.

Involvement:

Where can I find tips for planning a field trip for my class?

Please visit the Education section of our website for complete details.

How much is it for a field trip?

Please visit the Education section of our website for details about field trip pricing, policies, and procedures.

Where can I find other teacher resources?

Check out our Teacher Resources page!