Looking for a fun, educational experience while in Union City?
Discovery Park of America is a state-of-the-art three-level educational museum and heritage park with a focus on nature, local and military history, space, technology, and art and science.
The 70,000-square-foot building showcases ten exhibit galleries, a theater, three event spaces, and a café and gift shop. Outdoors, you can find a meticulously landscaped 50-acre heritage park featuring eight exhibit areas, a hedge maze, four gardens, and two lakes.
The museum is housed in a white metal and glass structure with multiple roof levels and curved features in a futuristic design sure to pique anyone's interest to explore within. Its most prominent feature, however, is a 120-foot observation tower with a flagpole that stretches almost 200 feet high. The tower allows for a 12-mile long view of the horizon and includes a glass floor panel as well as indoor and outdoor observation areas, which can accommodate gatherings of up to 70 people.
Monday - 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Open 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Open 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays
For questions, visit the Discovery Park of America website or call (731) 885-5455.