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*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, Muse Knoxville is extending its temporary closure until further notice. During this time, we are here for you, offering online learning opportunities that you can enjoy with your family from the comfort of home.
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Muse Knoxville is a children’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) museum conveniently located in Chilhowee Park .  Our programs in the museum, in schools across 24 East Tennessee counties, and throughout Knoxville bring STEM, the arts, health and wellness, and emergent literacy to life in the minds of young children. We inspire and empower ALL children through transformative learning experiences, through a variety of hands-on and inquiry-based, exhibits and Outreach programs for children aged 6 months to 10 years old.

  • Museum Play - You’ll find indoor educational learning and play spaces, a full-dome planetarium , outdoor learning spaces and a playground!

  • Field Trips - Bring your class, homeschool, daycare or youth group for a day of fun!

  • Parties and Events - We’ve got parties down to a science! Choose from a variety of packages to celebrate your special day with us.

  • Planetarium -  We host Knoxville’s only public-access planetarium with shows that rotate every hour!

 

We value inclusivity and passionately advocate for every child to have an opportunity to play, learn, and discover, regardless of social, economic, and physical barriers.

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Mom looking at child in Muse Knoxville's rocketship.
Blast off! Explore deep space in our interactive rocket.
Girl looking into  and playing with Augmented Reality Sandbox.
Create worlds and learn about your own with our AR Sandbox, only in STEM Station.
Children play with scarves and balls in our Amazing Airways exhibit, near a window.
Learn about lungs and physics while playing with tubes and channels with our Amazing Airways exhibit.
Brother and sister smile as they watercolor in Muse Knoxville's Make Space area.
Your imagination is the only limit in our Make Space.
Muse Knoxville

516 North Beaman Street
Knoxville, TN 37914

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Admission Rates
General Admission (Ages 1-64) - $8
Reduced Price [Senior Citizens 65+; Tennessee Teachers/Educators (with valid ID); Military (with valid ID) and all Guests are $5/each] - $5
Planetarium Show (Only available at Chilhowee Park) - $2
Dates Closed
New Year's Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
For Special Events (Check social media)
Hours
Muse Knoxville:
Monday 9am-noon
Tue-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
Discounts Offered
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Other Discounts
  • Active Military
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
Payment Methods Accepted
  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
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