Plan Your Visit

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Admission

Adults & Children (4+): $10.00
Children (3 & 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! Shows are held at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, and 4:30pm daily.
  • Paleo Tour – Get a guided in-depth tour that includes an up-close view of the dig site.  Tours are held at 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm, 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 – Saturday 9am – 5pm
• Sunday 1pm – 5pm
• Monday 9am – 5pm during March, June, July & August only

(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.

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Celebrate Guinness World Record Day
on Thurs, Nov 14 with $2 Tesla shows!

Up Next!

Up Next!

Nov
10
Sun
all-day Marvelous Metals
Marvelous Metals
Nov 10 all-day
Join us for this year’s National Chemistry week theme, Marvelous Metals.  Explore various uses and properties of metals including magnetism, static, buoyancy, and more.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.  
all-day November Art Studio Programs
November Art Studio Programs
Nov 10 all-day
Join us for a René Magritte inspired surrealist collage, Sonia Delaunay inspired circle drawings, and crayon resist watercolor leaf paintings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
Nov
12
Tue
all-day Legos
Legos
Nov 12 all-day
Stop by our Discovery Cart to build something creative! (All Legos must remain on site.  May contain small parts.)
all-day November Art Studio Programs
November Art Studio Programs
Nov 12 all-day
Join us for a René Magritte inspired surrealist collage, Sonia Delaunay inspired circle drawings, and crayon resist watercolor leaf paintings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day Table Trick Science
Table Trick Science
Nov 12 all-day
Bring flair and fun to your holiday meals with our fun experiments!  First, try your hand at the good ole’ tablecloth trick but without the fine china!  Then, try a rainbow milk experiment, learn how to make magnetic cereal “swim,” and play some musical singing...
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