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The Elephant Discovery Center
27 E. Main St, Hohenwald, TN 38462


The Elephant Discovery Center offers hands-on self-guided exhibits and educational programming that explore the many ways elephants shape our world. Discovery Center staff are on hand to share information about the role of elephants in the wild, the complex needs of elephants in captivity, and the work of The Elephant Sanctuary.

Open Hours: 
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday - Friday 
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month

The Discovery Center welcomes drop-in visitors, but groups larger than six are asked to schedule a program in advance. 

In addition to on-site programming, The Elephant Discovery Center offers web-based Distance Learning programs for all age groups. These interactive programs are led by Discovery Center staff and utilize photos, live-streaming video from the elephant habitats, and Q&A to raise public awareness about the complex physical and social needs of these intelligent creatures. 

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