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Discovery Park of America, a new museum and educational venue in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Discovery Park of America

Discovery Park of America, a new museum and educational venue that sits on 50 acres in Union City, Tenn., is a few hours' drive from Memphis, Nashville and St. Louis. Exhibits covernatural and regional history, dinosaurs, Native Americans, energy, transportation, science, the military and space flight.

Discovery Park of America, a new museum and
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Discovery Park of America, a new museum and educational venue in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A dinosaur skeleton and 50-foot stylized replica of
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A dinosaur skeleton and 50-foot stylized replica of the human body are two of the most prominent exhibits at Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Dinosaur skeletons at Discovery Park of America, a
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Dinosaur skeletons at Discovery Park of America, a new museum and educational venue in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, and Discovery Park
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, and Discovery Park of America CEO Jim Rippy look at Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A Stearman PT-17 biplane hangs suspended over a
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A Stearman PT-17 biplane hangs suspended over a Marines helicopter at Discovery Park of America, a new museum and educational venue in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Employees of Discovery Park of America work at
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Employees of Discovery Park of America work at the front desk of the new museum and educational venue in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, and Discovery Park
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, and Discovery Park of America CEO Jim Rippy stand above dinosaur skeletons during a tour of the new museum and educational venue in Union City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2013)

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