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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
Sensory Night Social Media

Sensory Night – Monday, May 23rd, 4-6pm
Register 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!

May
15
Sun
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
May 15 all-day
Join us for Henri Rousseau inspired jungle collages, May flowers wax-resist watercolor paintings, and a Mary Cassat inspired stacked tea cups drawing.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  
all-day Bridging the Gap in the Discover...
Bridging the Gap in the Discover...
May 15 all-day
Join us as we recognize anniversaries of the openings of the Brooklyn and Golden Gate Bridges.  Learn about bridge structures and then test out your engineering skills as you build your own bridge out of dry spaghetti noodles and miniature marshmallows. Test your bridge for...
May
17
Tue
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
May 17 all-day
Join us for Henri Rousseau inspired jungle collages, May flowers wax-resist watercolor paintings, and a Mary Cassat inspired stacked tea cups drawing.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  
all-day Bridging the Gap in the Discover...
Bridging the Gap in the Discover...
May 17 all-day
Join us as we recognize anniversaries of the openings of the Brooklyn and Golden Gate Bridges.  Learn about bridge structures and then test out your engineering skills as you build your own bridge out of dry spaghetti noodles and miniature marshmallows. Test your bridge for...
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
May 17 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!