Hands On!
Discovery
Center

About Hands On!

This brand new all-ages science center offers fun interactive programs and exhibits that include a musical Tesla coil, giant building blocks, and a maker studio inviting guests to engineer a rocket, create a masterpiece, and uncover something new.

Get up close and personal with an active prehistoric fossil dig site dating back 5 million years.  Enjoy exhibits and programs featuring plant and animal fossils that have been unearthed at the site.

Hours

• Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 5pm
• Sunday 1pm – 5pm
• Monday 9am – 5pm during March, June, July & August only

(Check our Facebook page for schedule changes)

Please allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours to fully enjoy and explore all of our exhibits and activities.

HODC Detective

Join us Saturday, Feb 1st, 9:30-11:30am for a
Girl Scout Detective Workshop
for Juniors and Cadettes
Click here to register.

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Admission

Adults & Children (4+): $10.00
Children (3 & under): FREE
FREE Admission for Members

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Location

Hands On! Discovery Center
1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615

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Contact Us

Phone: (423) 434-4263
Fax: (423) 928-6915
frontdesk@handsonmuseum.org

Upcoming Events!

Up Next!

Jan
24
Fri
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jan 24 all-day
Join us for watercolor crayon-resist snowflakes, snow-scape paper collages, and blind contour drawings in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, and facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day For the Love of Science
For the Love of Science
Jan 24 all-day
You won’t believe your eyes with our optical illusion heart, learn about solubility while creating a Sharpie tie dye valentine, and enjoy a show of dancing, bobbing conversation heart candies.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
Jan
25
Sat
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jan 25 all-day
Join us for watercolor crayon-resist snowflakes, snow-scape paper collages, and blind contour drawings in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, and facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day For the Love of Science
For the Love of Science
Jan 25 all-day
You won’t believe your eyes with our optical illusion heart, learn about solubility while creating a Sharpie tie dye valentine, and enjoy a show of dancing, bobbing conversation heart candies.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
Jan
26
Sun
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jan 26 all-day
Join us for watercolor crayon-resist snowflakes, snow-scape paper collages, and blind contour drawings in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, and facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!