Plan Your Visit

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Adults & Children (4+): $10.00
Children (3 & under): FREE
FREE Admission for Members

Capacity is currently limited.
Pre-purchase your tickets here to ensure admission.

Prices & Payment Info

Your admission ticket is valid for the full day.

We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards but recomend you purchace your tickets in advance here.

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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• Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Tickets are available on a block schedule: morning 10-1 and afternoon 2-5.  You may arrive any time during your designated time block.  Tickets are limited and guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance to ensure entrance.  Annual membership holders should make reservations.  Both can be done on this web page.

(Check our Facebook page for schedule changes)

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.

COVID-19 OPEN program

Please visit our Play & Wellness Guidelines page for more information about your visit.

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