Group Admission

You may preorder general admission or VIP tickets in blocks of 15 or more and pay with a single check to receive the group discount, then simply distribute the tickets to your guests and no group check-in is required. All tickets must be purchased at least two weeks in advance to take advantage of the group discount. Click here for other information specifically for school groups.

Please call 731-885-5455 and ask for Group Reservations or email reservations@discoveryparkofamerica.com to reserve your group’s tickets to Discovery Park or the attractions.

For more information for groups visits to Discovery Park of America, click here for our group profile sheet.

Seasonal Hours

Low Season
August – February
Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday
Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

High Season
March – July
Open  seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Group Discount

Ticket Type

Rack Rate

Group Discount

Adults 18+ General Admission

$15.95

$10.95

Children *ages 4-17 General Admission

$12.95

$7.95

Adults 18+ **VIP

$24.95

$22.95

Children *ages 4-17 **VIP

$22.95

$19.95

Children 3 and under

Free

Free

*The Children’s rate is applicable for students through high school.
**Group visitors who have a general admission ticket can pay $9.95 to upgrade to VIP.

Special Attraction Pricing

Earthquake Simulator

10-minute story and simulation of historic earthquakes. Show begins every 30 minutes. $4.95

Starship Theater: Wild Africa

From Giant Screen Films, a leader in the large format/IMAX industry, comes spectacular journey across, over, and through the magical realms of the most dramatic continent on earth: Africa. Watch the trailer $4.95

Starship Theater: Journey to Space

From Giant Screen Films, a leader in the large format/IMAX industry, comes a celebration of space exploration, a tribute to international cooperation in space research and a vision toward our near-term future beyond Earth’s orbit – a manned mission to Mars within a generation. Watch the trailer $4.95

The Tower

Ride the elevator up 120 feet and see for miles! $4.95

All prices are plus tax.

Special attractions are sold at the Discovery Park ticket counter and at each attraction.

Pick-two and Save!

Can’t decide which special attraction to experience? Pick any two for just $7.95.

Group Lunch

Food and beverage are available for members of your group to purchase at Sabin’s Café, *Eats ‘n’ Treats, *Hugh Wade Feed Store and *Hobb’s Drug Store and Ice Cream Emporium. We also offer group travel planners the option of purchasing a catered or box lunch for their group. Your group reservations coordinator we be glad to provide prices and more details.

*Open during high season only

Group Lodging

If you are looking for a place for your group to stay overnight during their visit to Discovery Park, you won’t have to look far. Both the recently opened Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites by Choice Hotels as well as Holiday Inn Express & Suites, which opens Spring 2020 offer group rates. For a quote or to book your group, contact Zoe Ramage at zoe@housercreek.com or (731) 335-6282.

From here, you can find information about purchasing tickets and saving 15%, hours and directions, our education resources, hotel accommodations, visiting Northwest Tennessee and frequently asked questions.  Curious about what you’ll find at Discovery Park? You’ll find photos and more information about our museum and heritage park here.