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Hands On!
Discovery
Center

Welcome! 

Please review our Play & Wellness Guidelines before your visit.

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
Summer Camp '22, Fossil

Claim your spot today!!! Registration for HandsOn! Summer Camp 2024 is now open! For more information, click HERE!

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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!

Jun
13
Thu
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Snap C...
Discovery Cart Activity – Snap C...
Jun 13 all-day
Discovery Cart Activity - Snap Circuits
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. This week’s program is Snap Circuit electronics! Discovery Cart activities are self-guided. All program components and materials must remain on site unless otherwise noted. Some activities may contain small parts not suitable for children...
all-day June Art Studio Programs
June Art Studio Programs
Jun 13 all-day
June Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Wave paintings inspired by Katsushika Hokusai. Sea-scape paper collages. Tessellations in the style of M.C. Escher. Geometric design plate rubbings. Radial geometry word art. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Facilitated programs announced periodically...
all-day Star Spangled Science
Star Spangled Science
Jun 13 all-day
Star Spangled Science
We want YOU to love science! Join us in celebrating Independence Day with a program filled with patriotic science activities!  Launch effervescent “rockets” across the room, help create colorful liquid fireworks in a jar, then watch our famous apple launcher send apple pieces flying through...
Jun
14
Fri
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Snap C...
Discovery Cart Activity – Snap C...
Jun 14 all-day
Discovery Cart Activity - Snap Circuits
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. This week’s program is Snap Circuit electronics! Discovery Cart activities are self-guided. All program components and materials must remain on site unless otherwise noted. Some activities may contain small parts not suitable for children...
all-day June Art Studio Programs
June Art Studio Programs
Jun 14 all-day
June Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Wave paintings inspired by Katsushika Hokusai. Sea-scape paper collages. Tessellations in the style of M.C. Escher. Geometric design plate rubbings. Radial geometry word art. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Facilitated programs announced periodically...