The Cookeville Children’s Museum is a non-profit organization that opened its doors on the corner of 2nd Street and Cedar Avenue in Cookeville’s historic West Side district on December 1, 2007. Our mission as a community-inspired museum is to create memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs. Our goal is to serve all 14 counties in the Upper Cumberland Region by providing a community-inspired museum, with resources and opportunities in visually creative art, socially interactive dramatic play, and STEAM-based activities that nurture children’s learning in all developmental stages. The Cookeville Children’s Museum seeks to provide a place for adults to bring their children that engages them in an explorative, educational, and entertaining way. It is our intent that children fulfill their fundamental desire to play and discover in an intellectually stimulating environment. We believe a child’s natural curiosity is not only something to be encouraged, but something to be celebrated. During the 10 years that we have been open to the public, we have brought over 45,000 visitors to the museum and to Cookeville’s West Side. The museum is a full member of the Association of Children’s Museums.
Learning Can Be Child's Play