Coon Creek Science Center

The Coon Creek Science Center - UTM Field Station is a 240-acre field site is located two hours south of the UTM campus in northeast McNairy County. The property, owed by the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, is leased to UTM for field research and field education. The site is an internationally recognized fossil site. The science center has a museum, field laboratories, bunk facilities, mess hall, weather station, and astronomy observing capabilities.