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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Join us for a Fossil Egg Hunt!
Experiments, egg hunting, & MORE!
Free with admission!
April 19th • 9:30-noon

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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!

Mar
22
Fri
all-day Can You Hear Me Now? Eastman Dis...
Can You Hear Me Now? Eastman Dis...
Mar 22 all-day
Discover some of the smallest bones in your body – the ones in your ears!  Celebrate Alexander Graham Bell’s birthday by learning about sound and how Mr. Bell used sound in many of his inventions.  Play a song on our palm pipes, listen to singing...
all-day March Art Studio Programs
March Art Studio Programs
Mar 22 all-day
Join us for a wax resist watercolor painting inspired by Starry Night, a Fox in Socks puppet, and a 3-dimensional rainbow in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
Mar
23
Sat
all-day Can You Hear Me Now? Eastman Dis...
Can You Hear Me Now? Eastman Dis...
Mar 23 all-day
Discover some of the smallest bones in your body – the ones in your ears!  Celebrate Alexander Graham Bell’s birthday by learning about sound and how Mr. Bell used sound in many of his inventions.  Play a song on our palm pipes, listen to singing...
all-day March Art Studio Programs
March Art Studio Programs
Mar 23 all-day
Join us for a wax resist watercolor painting inspired by Starry Night, a Fox in Socks puppet, and a 3-dimensional rainbow in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
Mar
24
Sun
all-day Can You Hear Me Now? Eastman Dis...
Can You Hear Me Now? Eastman Dis...
Mar 24 all-day
Discover some of the smallest bones in your body – the ones in your ears!  Celebrate Alexander Graham Bell’s birthday by learning about sound and how Mr. Bell used sound in many of his inventions.  Play a song on our palm pipes, listen to singing...