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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
Trade Up Drill

Claim your spot today!!! Register your camper for TradeUp! summer camp, July 16-19. 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!

Jul
21
Sun
all-day July Art Studio Programs
July Art Studio Programs
Jul 21 all-day
July Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Windmill chalk art in the style of Rembrandt van Rijn. Sea-scape paper collages. Oil pastel gesture drawings Wave paintings inspired by Katsushika Hokusai. Insect pattern rubbing plates. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Facilitated...
all-day Nise Net Exploring the Solar Sys...
Nise Net Exploring the Solar Sys...
Jul 21 all-day
Nise Net Exploring the Solar System in the Discovery Lab
NISE Net Exploring the Solar System: Design, Build, and Test Discovery Lab Program To Hands On! and beyond!  Celebrate the anniversary of the first person landing on the moon back in 1969.  Brainstorm your own mission to space, draw inspiration from existing spacecraft, and then...
Jul
22
Mon
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – K’Nex ...
Discovery Cart Activity – K’Nex ...
Jul 22 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 July Art Studio Programs
July Art Studio Programs
Jul 22 all-day
July Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Windmill chalk art in the style of Rembrandt van Rijn. Sea-scape paper collages. Oil pastel gesture drawings Wave paintings inspired by Katsushika Hokusai. Insect pattern rubbing plates. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Facilitated...
all-day Nise Net Exploring the Solar Sys...
Nise Net Exploring the Solar Sys...
Jul 22 all-day
Nise Net Exploring the Solar System in the Discovery Lab
NISE Net Exploring the Solar System: Design, Build, and Test Discovery Lab Program To Hands On! and beyond!  Celebrate the anniversary of the first person landing on the moon back in 1969.  Brainstorm your own mission to space, draw inspiration from existing spacecraft, and then...