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.

Hands on Museum - Rainbow Milk

Now through December 2nd, bring flair and fun to your holiday meals with fun experiments like the tablecloth trick, rainbow milk, magnetic cereal, and singing water glasses! Programs held daily in the Eastman Discovery Lab.

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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
20
Tue
all-day November Art Studio Programs
November Art Studio Programs
Nov 20 all-day
Join us for watercolor resist leaf paintings, leaf plate rubbings, and a paper weaving craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Snap Circuits
Snap Circuits
Nov 20 all-day
Use building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple grid that functions like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.  Create exciting builds such as a launching a flying saucer, ringing a bell, and more!  Snap Circuits will be...
all-day Table Trick Science
Table Trick Science
Nov 20 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...
Nov
21
Wed
all-day November Art Studio Programs
November Art Studio Programs
Nov 21 all-day
Join us for watercolor resist leaf paintings, leaf plate rubbings, and a paper weaving craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Snap Circuits
Snap Circuits
Nov 21 all-day
Use building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple grid that functions like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.  Create exciting builds such as a launching a flying saucer, ringing a bell, and more!  Snap Circuits will be...