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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
Tesla

Celebrate Nikola Tesla’s birthday with $1 Tesla shows on Sunday, July 10th!

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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!

Jul
1
Fri
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jul 1 all-day
Join us for Sea-Scapes paper collages, Claude Monet inspired bridge watercolor paintings, and radial word art drawings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.   
all-day Bubble-ology in the Discovery Lab
Bubble-ology in the Discovery Lab
Jul 1 all-day
Pop on over for a bubbling good time!  Discover the science behind bubbles while assisting in formulating a fizzy CO2 “sandwich”, construct 3-dimensional square bubbles, and make rainbow bubble snakes.  The Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
Jul
2
Sat
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jul 2 all-day
Join us for Sea-Scapes paper collages, Claude Monet inspired bridge watercolor paintings, and radial word art drawings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.   
all-day Bubble-ology in the Discovery Lab
Bubble-ology in the Discovery Lab
Jul 2 all-day
Pop on over for a bubbling good time!  Discover the science behind bubbles while assisting in formulating a fizzy CO2 “sandwich”, construct 3-dimensional square bubbles, and make rainbow bubble snakes.  The Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
Jul
3
Sun
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Jul 3 all-day
Join us for Sea-Scapes paper collages, Claude Monet inspired bridge watercolor paintings, and radial word art drawings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.