There is a jewel sitting in a field in Union City, TN. To describe the area as rural would be a misnomer…is there a word for more than rural? If so, it alludes me, but it does not matter…
The grounds are beautiful, the main Discovery Center building is full of light, dinosaurs and hands-on exhibits and the staff is welcoming. If you are visiting Memphis, TN or the surrounding area, especially if you have children, go…
I went (alas, no children) to see the traveling exhibit entitled Da Vinci Machines.
Da Vinci’s robotics.
One of Da Vinci’s designs studying human flight.
A study in geometric design. My favorite…sit and follow the lines… a sort of meditation.
Discovery Park of America is a mini Smithsonian plunked down in a corn field. Adjust your expectations that it may not be worth the drive…it is…it is a fabulous way to spend a Saturday.