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 – Thursday 9am – 5pm
• Friday 9am – 5pm, extended to 7pm during June, July & August
• 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.

reverse engineering

February 19th – 22nd stop by for Reverse Engineering
on the TVA Discovery Cart!

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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!

Feb
15
Fri
all-day February Art Studio Programs
February Art Studio Programs
Feb 15 all-day
Join us for wax-resist watercolor valentines, pattern plate rubbings, and chenille stem coiled roses in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Magnificent Magnets Eastman Disc...
Magnificent Magnets Eastman Disc...
Feb 15 all-day
May the magnetic force be with you!  Discover the magnetic properties of breakfast cereal, design you own magnetic maze, test out various objects for magnetism, and play with some magnetic gadgets and games.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each...
Feb
16
Sat
all-day February Art Studio Programs
February Art Studio Programs
Feb 16 all-day
Join us for wax-resist watercolor valentines, pattern plate rubbings, and chenille stem coiled roses in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Magnificent Magnets Eastman Disc...
Magnificent Magnets Eastman Disc...
Feb 16 all-day
May the magnetic force be with you!  Discover the magnetic properties of breakfast cereal, design you own magnetic maze, test out various objects for magnetism, and play with some magnetic gadgets and games.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each...
Feb
17
Sun
all-day February Art Studio Programs
February Art Studio Programs
Feb 17 all-day
Join us for wax-resist watercolor valentines, pattern plate rubbings, and chenille stem coiled roses in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!