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 – Thursday 9am – 5pm
• Friday 9am – 5pm, extended to 7pm during June, July & August
• 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.

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Join us for Homeschool Day on January 28, 10am–2pm! Registration required.

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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
20
Sun
all-day Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Jan 20 all-day
You will get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab in honor of Static Electricity Day!  Make static spheres dance inside our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to attempt...
Jan
22
Tue
all-day January Art Studio Programs
January Art Studio Programs
Jan 22 all-day
Join us for watercolor coffee filter snowflakes, snowflake plate rubbings, and a polar bear mask 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 Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Jan 22 all-day
You will get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab in honor of Static Electricity Day!  Make static spheres dance inside our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to attempt...
Jan
23
Wed
all-day January Art Studio Programs
January Art Studio Programs
Jan 23 all-day
Join us for watercolor coffee filter snowflakes, snowflake plate rubbings, and a polar bear mask 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 Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Jan 23 all-day
You will get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab in honor of Static Electricity Day!  Make static spheres dance inside our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to attempt...