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Hands On!
Discovery
Center

Welcome! 

Please review our Play & Wellness Guidelines before your visit.

Masks are strongly encouraged for adults and children age 4 and older who have not received their COVID-19 vaccine.

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
COVID-19 OPEN program

Please visit our Play & Wellness Guidelines page for more information about your visit.

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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
frontdesk@handsonmuseum.org

Upcoming Events!

Up Next!

Jun
17
Thu
all-day Art Studio Activities
Art Studio Activities
Jun 17 all-day
Stop by the Art Studio for a Frank Lloyd Wright architecture inspired collage, Van Gogh inspired oil pastel sunflowers, Monet inspired water lilies paper craft, and make your own M.C. Escher inspired tessellations.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative! ...
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Discovery Cart Activity – Legos
Jun 17 all-day
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. All cart program components and materials must remain on site.  Cart activities may contain small parts not suitable for children 3 and under.  Free with general paid admission. This week’s program is Legos!
all-day Rhinos in the Paleo Hall
Rhinos in the Paleo Hall
Jun 17 all-day
Discover more about the new species of rhinos found at Gray Fossil Site and color your own rhino coloring page.  All activities are self-guided.  Free with paid general admission. 
Jun
18
Fri
all-day Art Studio Activities
Art Studio Activities
Jun 18 all-day
Stop by the Art Studio for a Frank Lloyd Wright architecture inspired collage, Van Gogh inspired oil pastel sunflowers, Monet inspired water lilies paper craft, and make your own M.C. Escher inspired tessellations.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative! ...
all-day Rhinos in the Paleo Hall
Rhinos in the Paleo Hall
Jun 18 all-day
Discover more about the new species of rhinos found at Gray Fossil Site and color your own rhino coloring page.  All activities are self-guided.  Free with paid general admission.