Plan a Visit to AMSE:

As you visit the American Museum of Science and Energy, we want to encourage you to see and experience all there is to do.  Oak Ridge is home to four great museums. The AMSE, the newly opened K-25 History Center, the Children’s Museum and the Oak Ridge History Museum; each offer unique perspectives into the phenomenal work that stopped a world war and continues to influence the future.  The natural surroundings and green spaces in the area are second to none. From rugged four-wheel drive mountain top trails, back country hiking, world class rowing, Oak Ridge, TN is a one-of-a-kind destination. 

Please visit our partners at Explore Oak Ridge for more information.

Our procedures to ensure the safety of guests, staff members and volunteers are:
Admission will be limited to 50 visitors in each facility at any one time.
Guests will be asked to maintain appropriate social distancing.
Visitors must wear masks at all times.
Visitors are requested to provide a phone number to aid in contact tracing.

Guests must answer the following questions:
Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the past 14 days?
Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?
Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?


#1: Get Your Tickets / Review Pricing
#2: See What’s Happening
#3: Set Your Route / Get Directions
#4: Learn More About Our Exhibits
#5: Visit The online Discovery Shop

#1: Get Your Tickets




Price Varies



Youth & Seniors


Students with ID


Active Military


Children Under 5

Not a member? Join today for more than just free admission

#2: See What’s Happening

We hold events, classes, activities, and lectures all the time. Check out what’s going on today!


#3: Set Your Route

AMSE has moved! Find us at our new address or click the map for directions: 115 Main St East Oak Ridge, TN 37830

#4: Learn More About Our Exhibits

We’re so excited for you to visit! In the meantime, learn about our exhibits and history.


#5: Visit The Discovery Shop

Visit the Discovery Shop for AMSE-branded merchandise and apparel, hands-on home science kits, snacks, and more! Want to shop online? Click below!


Hours of Operation

Monday: 9AM – 5PM  |  Tuesday: 9AM – 5PM  |  Wednesday: 9AM – 5PM  |  Thursday: 9AM – 5PM
Friday: 9AM – 5PM  |  Saturday: 9AM – 5PM  |  Sunday: 1PM – 5PM