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Creative Discovery Museum

Creative Discovery Museum is one of the top children's museums in the country. Located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, just steps away from the Tennessee Aquarium, Tennessee Riverfront and other fun Chattanooga Attractions for kids.


We will be open special hours for Labor Day Weekend. 

  • Saturday: OPEN 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: OPEN 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Monday: OPEN 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Hot Potato: Tossing Serious Fun

Ready-Made Art

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LizaBy Liza Blair
Arts Manager

Never underestimate the power of a paper towel roll.
Just the other day my five-year-old son showed me a fishing pole he made from a paper towel roll, tape and a blue balloon.
Granted, it didn’t look like a traditional fishing pole, but to my son, it was exactly what he needed it to be.
Watching him transform these simple items into different things reminded me of a valuable understanding from the perspective of an arts educator: “A child’s imagination is the best arts instruction.” Continue reading →

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