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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. 

  • Friday: OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m
  • Saturday: OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Monday: OPEN 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Hot Potato: Tossing Serious Fun

Sticks and Stones

AmyBy Amy Barrett
Museum Experience Manager

People often say that it’s the simple things in life that are best—which can be very true—but I have found that it’s the simple things in life that teach our children the most.

Since he could barely walk, no matter where we were outside, my son Kendall was immediately drawn to sticks of every different size. He would pick one up and transform it into an object of great worth. It could become a warrior’s sword, a fishing pole, a soldier’s rifle, a telescope or just something with which to play. 

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