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Hands On!
Discovery
Center

Welcome! 

Please review our Play & Wellness Guidelines before your visit.

We respectfully request you wear a face covering while indoors.

You may purchase your tickets in advance on the Discovery Center’s webpage.  Annual membership card holders can also register their visit online in advance.  Your tickets are only valid for the date purchased.  Please double check before you buy your tickets.

Hours

  • Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 1pm – 5pm
  • Monday 10am-5pm during March, June, & July only

Check our Facebook page for weather-related or unexpected schedule changes.

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

Additional Resources

Hands On! Discovery Center is working to support at-home learning with new beneficial resources for our community.  Our goal is to offer fun and interactive activities to assist students learning at home and their families.  Visit our Discovery on the Go page to learn more about:

  • Visit our Facebook page and YouTube Channel for exciting art and STEM program videos that everyone can enjoy.
  • Discovery At Home Kits
  • Discovery Rental Kits

Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week!

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Admission

Adults & Children (4+): $11.00
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
frontdesk@handsonmuseum.org

Upcoming Events!

Up Next!

Jan
25
Tue
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jan 25 all-day
Join us for crayon-resist watercolor snowflake paintings, snow-scape paper collages, and blind contour drawings in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Jan 25 all-day
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. All activities are self-guided.  All cart program components and materials must remain on site.  Cart activities may contain small parts not suitable for children 3 and under. This week’s program is Legos!
all-day Stellar Static
Stellar Static
Jan 25 all-day
You will get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab!  Make static spheres wiggle inside our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to move objects such as bubbles, ping-pong balls,...
Jan
26
Wed
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jan 26 all-day
Join us for crayon-resist watercolor snowflake paintings, snow-scape paper collages, and blind contour drawings in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Jan 26 all-day
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. All activities are self-guided.  All cart program components and materials must remain on site.  Cart activities may contain small parts not suitable for children 3 and under. This week’s program is Legos!