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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

New activities on the Discovery Cart, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week!

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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!

Dec
3
Fri
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Dec 3 all-day
Join us for a Henri Matisse inspired collage, Georges-Pierre Seurat inspired pointillism drawings, and crayon resist watercolor snowflake paintings.   All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.
all-day Table Trick Science
Table Trick Science
Dec 3 all-day
Bring flair and fun to your holiday meals with our fun experiments!  First, try your hand at the good ole’ tablecloth trick but without the fine china!  Then, learn how to make magnetic cereal “swim,” and play some musical singing water glasses. Discovery Lab programs...
Dec
4
Sat
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Dec 4 all-day
Join us for a Henri Matisse inspired collage, Georges-Pierre Seurat inspired pointillism drawings, and crayon resist watercolor snowflake paintings.   All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.
all-day Table Trick Science
Table Trick Science
Dec 4 all-day
Bring flair and fun to your holiday meals with our fun experiments!  First, try your hand at the good ole’ tablecloth trick but without the fine china!  Then, learn how to make magnetic cereal “swim,” and play some musical singing water glasses. Discovery Lab programs...
Dec
5
Sun
all-day Art Studio Programs
Art Studio Programs
Dec 5 all-day
Join us for a Henri Matisse inspired collage, Georges-Pierre Seurat inspired pointillism drawings, and crayon resist watercolor snowflake paintings.   All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.