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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Celebrate Guinness World Record Day
on Thurs, Nov 14 with $2 Tesla shows!

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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!

Nov
10
Sun
all-day Marvelous Metals
Marvelous Metals
Nov 10 all-day
Join us for this year’s National Chemistry week theme, Marvelous Metals.  Explore various uses and properties of metals including magnetism, static, buoyancy, and more.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.  
all-day November Art Studio Programs
November Art Studio Programs
Nov 10 all-day
Join us for a René Magritte inspired surrealist collage, Sonia Delaunay inspired circle drawings, and crayon resist watercolor leaf paintings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
Nov
12
Tue
all-day Legos
Legos
Nov 12 all-day
Stop by our Discovery Cart to build something creative! (All Legos must remain on site.  May contain small parts.)
all-day November Art Studio Programs
November Art Studio Programs
Nov 12 all-day
Join us for a René Magritte inspired surrealist collage, Sonia Delaunay inspired circle drawings, and crayon resist watercolor leaf paintings.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!  
all-day Table Trick Science
Table Trick Science
Nov 12 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, try a rainbow milk experiment, learn how to make magnetic cereal “swim,” and play some musical singing...