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.

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Interested in Paleontology?
Check out The Big Dig!

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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!

Aug
18
Sun
all-day August Art Studio Programs
August Art Studio Programs
Aug 18 all-day
Join us in August for Gustave Caillebotte perspective drawings, Andy Warhol-inspired pop art collages, and watercolor flowers in the style of Emile Nolde.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
Aug
19
Mon
all-day August Art Studio Programs
August Art Studio Programs
Aug 19 all-day
Join us in August for Gustave Caillebotte perspective drawings, Andy Warhol-inspired pop art collages, and watercolor flowers in the style of Emile Nolde.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day National Aviation Day
National Aviation Day
Aug 19 all-day
Join us for some fun, high-flying activities related to aviation, including a paper plane contest in honor of National Aviation Week.  Programs announced periodically throughout the day. 
all-day Snap Circuits on the Discovery Cart
Snap Circuits on the Discovery Cart
Aug 19 all-day
Use building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple grid that functions like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.  Create exciting builds such as a helicopter propeller launcher, a color-changing LED display, and more!  Snap Circuits will be...
Aug
20
Tue
all-day August Art Studio Programs
August Art Studio Programs
Aug 20 all-day
Join us in August for Gustave Caillebotte perspective drawings, Andy Warhol-inspired pop art collages, and watercolor flowers in the style of Emile Nolde.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!