Plan Your Visit

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Admission

Adults & Children (3+): $10.00
Children (2 & under): FREE
FREE Admission for Members

Prices & Payment Info

Your admission ticket is valid for the full day. Additional programs are available for $3.00 each or both for $5.00, when purchased together.

  • A showing of The Tesla Experience – an electrifying, one-of-a-kind experience that honors the great inventor Nikola Tesla. This unique exhibit features a 200,000 volt musical Tesla Coil!
  • Paleo Tour – Get a guided in-depth tour that includes an up-close view of the dig site (weather permitting)

We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.

Guest passes are available for purchase at the above prices that can be used at a future date.

Discounts & Coupons

We offer the following discounts on our admission prices:

  • Teachers receive free individual admission with a valid school ID or homeschool certification
  • AAA members receive $1 off each admission
  • Senior citizens receive $1 off their individual admission
  • Individuals with a Military ID received $1 off admission
  • ETSU students and faculty receive free individual admission with a current ID

Discounts are not transferrable and only one discount or offer may be applied to each ticket.

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Hours

• Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 5pm
• Friday 9am – 5pm (extended to 7pm during March, June, July & August)
• Saturday 9am – 5pm
• Sunday 1pm – 5pm
• Monday 9am – 5pm (during March, June, July & August only)

Please allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours to fully enjoy and explore all of our exhibits and activities.

Guest Map:

Click here.

Holiday Closings:

We are closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  We are also sometimes closed for fundraisers, please check our events calendar for additional holiday or other closings.

Snow Schedule:

Please check our Facebook and Twitter accounts to stay up to date on closings during inclement weather. We will post any schedule changes as soon as they are made.

Breeze Creative Quantum Space

Opening June 14th!

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Jul
9
Mon
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
10
Tue
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
11
Wed
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
12
Thu
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
13
Fri
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
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