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.

Superohero Science

Join us for the Superhero Science Family Pop-In Workshop!
Saturday, April 27th, 10:30am-3:30pm

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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!

Apr
23
Tue
all-day April Art Studio Programs @ Hands On! Discovery Center
April Art Studio Programs @ Hands On! Discovery Center
Apr 23 all-day
Join us in making bird collages inspired by John James Audubon, flower and insect plate rubbings, and an April showers watercolor painting.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, plus facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Biome Zones Eastman Discovery La...
Biome Zones Eastman Discovery La...
Apr 23 all-day
Unearth the wonderful world of biomes in honor of Earth Day!  Experience animal adaptations with blubber gloves, uncover the illusion of camouflage with a candy* sorting survival challenge, and test your knowledge with a biome trivia game.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by...
all-day Legos – All Day
Legos – All Day
Apr 23 all-day
Build and explore with Lego interlocking blocks and other components, which can be pieced together to form a wide variety of models, machines, and architectural structures.  Legos will be setup on our Discovery Cart throughout each day.  All pieces and creations must remain on site. ...
Apr
24
Wed
all-day April Art Studio Programs @ Hands On! Discovery Center
April Art Studio Programs @ Hands On! Discovery Center
Apr 24 all-day
Join us in making bird collages inspired by John James Audubon, flower and insect plate rubbings, and an April showers watercolor painting.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, plus facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Biome Zones Eastman Discovery La...
Biome Zones Eastman Discovery La...
Apr 24 all-day
Unearth the wonderful world of biomes in honor of Earth Day!  Experience animal adaptations with blubber gloves, uncover the illusion of camouflage with a candy* sorting survival challenge, and test your knowledge with a biome trivia game.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by...