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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!

Apr
16
Tue
all-day April Art Studio Programs
April Art Studio Programs
Apr 16 all-day
April Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Renaissance sketches inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. Springtime animal drawings in the style of Pablo Picasso. Earth Day up-cycled paper collages. Floral pattern rubbing plates. April showers crayon-resist watercolors. All activities are self-guided with instructions...
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – K’Nex ...
Discovery Cart Activity – K’Nex ...
Apr 16 all-day
Discovery Cart Activity - K'Nex Engineering
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. This week’s program is K’Nex Engineering! 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 3...
all-day Explore Science: Earth & Space ...
Explore Science: Earth & Space ...
Apr 16 all-day
Explore Science:  Earth & Space Discovery Lab Program
Join us for something out of this world in honor of Astronomy Week and Astronomy Day!  Explore Earth and space with a variety of experiments changing throughout each day.  Activities will introduce you to research happening at NASA, Earth and planetary science, and astrophysics.  These...
Apr
17
Wed
all-day April Art Studio Programs
April Art Studio Programs
Apr 17 all-day
April Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Renaissance sketches inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. Springtime animal drawings in the style of Pablo Picasso. Earth Day up-cycled paper collages. Floral pattern rubbing plates. April showers crayon-resist watercolors. All activities are self-guided with instructions...
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – K’Nex ...
Discovery Cart Activity – K’Nex ...
Apr 17 all-day
Discovery Cart Activity - K'Nex Engineering
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. This week’s program is K’Nex Engineering! 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 3...