Hours and Location

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of our staff and children and families in our community, Discovery Park of America is closed at this time. As updates are available, they will be posted in the “Quick Links” section of our website, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

For questions or assistance in planning your visit to Discovery Park of America, call 731-885-5455 or email info@discoveryparkofamerica.com.

Park Hours

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Weather Disclaimer: Please check our website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for weather-related closings.

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

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Directions From Nearby Cities

From North Nashville, Tenn.

Travel Time: 2 hours 48 minutes

Take I-24 W

Take exit 25 for Purchase Parkway S

Merge onto Purchase Pkwy S

Keep right to continue on US-45 BYP S/Purchase Pkwy S

Purchase Pkwy S becomes US-51S

Take the US-45W S/US-51 exit toward Union City/Memphis

Turn right onto Graham Dr then follow the signs to Discovery Park of America

 

From South Nashville, Tenn.

Travel Time: 2 hours 49 minutes

Take I-40 W

Exit 108 and turn right onto TN-22N

Merge onto TN-22 N/US-45E N

Continue on TN-22 N/Section Line Rd

Turn left to merge onto US-51 S

Turn right onto Graham Dr then follow the signs to Discovery Park of America

 

From Jackson, Tenn.

Travel Time: 1 hour 23 minutes

Follow US-45 Byp N/US-45W

Turn left on W Reelfoot Ave

Turn right on US-51 N

Turn left onto Graham Dr then follow the signs to Discovery Park of America

 

From Memphis, Tenn.

Travel Time: 2 hours 11 minutes

Follow I-40 E

Take Exit 8 to merge onto TN-14 N

Take Mt Carmel Rd to US-51 N in Covington

Continue to US-51 N and take the left 2 lanes to stay on US-51 N

Turn left onto Graham Dr then follow the signs to Discovery Park of America

 

From Paducah, Ky.

Travel Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Take US-45 S

Merge onto US-45 Byp S/Purchase Parkway S

Purchase Pkwy S becomes US-51S

Take the US-45W S/US-51 exit toward Union City/Memphis

Turn right onto Graham Dr then follow the signs to Discovery Park of America

 

From Murray, Ky.

Travel Time: 56 minutes

Take KY-94 W

Turn left to US Hwy 45 S

Turn right onto Fulgham Rd

Continue onto KY-307/Kentucky Ave

Turn left to merge onto Purchase Pkwy S toward US-51

Take the US-45W S/US-51 exit toward Union City/Memphis

Turn right onto Graham Dr then follow the signs to Discovery Park of America

From here, you can find information about purchasing tickets and saving 10%, group admission, 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.