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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Register today for
Summer Paleo Camp!

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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!

May
26
Sun
all-day Explore Science: Earth & Space ...
Explore Science: Earth & Space ...
May 26 all-day
Explore Science:  Earth & Space Eastman 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 including Temperature Mapping, Pocket Solar System, Expanding Universe, and more. Activities will introduce you to research...
all-day May Art Studio Programs
May Art Studio Programs
May 26 all-day
Join us for a Salvador Dali inspired collage, watercolor flowers, and a Mary Cassat inspired drawing.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, plus facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
May
28
Tue
all-day Bubble-ology Eastman Discovery L...
Bubble-ology Eastman Discovery L...
May 28 all-day
Pop on over for a bubbling good time!  Discover the science behind bubbles while assisting in formulating a fizzy CO2 “sandwich”, construct 3-dimensional square bubbles, and make rainbow bubble snakes.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.  Free with...
all-day K’nex All Day
K’nex All Day
May 28 all-day
Build and explore with K’nex interlocking plastic rods, connectors, blocks, and other components, which can be pieced together to form a wide variety of models, machines, and architectural structures.  K’nex will be setup on our Discovery Cart throughout each day.  Free with paid general admission,...
all-day May Art Studio Programs
May Art Studio Programs
May 28 all-day
Join us for a Salvador Dali inspired collage, watercolor flowers, and a Mary Cassat inspired drawing.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, plus facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!