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 – 7pm during June, July & August
• Saturday 9am – 5pm
• Sunday 1pm – 5pm
• Monday 9am – 5pm during March, June, July & August

Please allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours to fully enjoy and explore all of our exhibits and activities.

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This brand-new, 3-story, paleo-themed, climber exhibit will open Friday, August 31st!

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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!

Aug
20
Mon
all-day August Art Studio Program
August Art Studio Program
Aug 20 all-day
Join us in the Art Studio for Andy Warhol inspired collages, reptile and fish plate rubbings, artist(s) of the month coloring pages, and a Gustave Caillebotte inspired drawing challenge.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Enviroscape
Enviroscape
Aug 20 all-day
Join us in the Eastman Discovery Lab to learn all about keeping our planet beautiful for years to come in recognition of World Water Week.  Check out a miniature watershed in action with our three-dimensional EnviroScape, watch the intriguing Drop in the Bucket demonstration, and...
Aug
21
Tue
all-day August Art Studio Program
August Art Studio Program
Aug 21 all-day
Join us in the Art Studio for Andy Warhol inspired collages, reptile and fish plate rubbings, artist(s) of the month coloring pages, and a Gustave Caillebotte inspired drawing challenge.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative!
all-day Enviroscape
Enviroscape
Aug 21 all-day
Join us in the Eastman Discovery Lab to learn all about keeping our planet beautiful for years to come in recognition of World Water Week.  Check out a miniature watershed in action with our three-dimensional EnviroScape, watch the intriguing Drop in the Bucket demonstration, and...
Aug
22
Wed
all-day August Art Studio Program
August Art Studio Program
Aug 22 all-day
Join us in the Art Studio for Andy Warhol inspired collages, reptile and fish plate rubbings, artist(s) of the month coloring pages, and a Gustave Caillebotte inspired drawing challenge.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative!