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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
Glasma Globe, Static Electricity, Stellar Static

Get charged up with our Stellar Static Discovery Lab program! Through January 29th.

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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!

Jan
27
Fri
all-day Discovery Cart Activity – Lego B...
Discovery Cart Activity – Lego B...
Jan 27 all-day
Discovery Cart Activity - Lego Bricks
Stop by our Discovery Cart to explore something new each week. This week’s program is Lego Brick design and construction! 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...
all-day January Art Studio Programs
January Art Studio Programs
Jan 27 all-day
January Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Crayon-resist watercolor snowflake paintings. Snowscape paper collages. Snowflake plate rubbings. Blind contour drawings. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day. FREE with general admission.
all-day Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Jan 27 all-day
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Program
You’ll get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab as we explore Static Electricity!  Make foam spheres dance inside of our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to move objects...
Jan
28
Sat
all-day January Art Studio Programs
January Art Studio Programs
Jan 28 all-day
January Art Studio Programs
Find creative inspiration with these activities in the Art Studio! Crayon-resist watercolor snowflake paintings. Snowscape paper collages. Snowflake plate rubbings. Blind contour drawings. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day. FREE with general admission.
all-day Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Pro...
Jan 28 all-day
Stellar Static Discovery Lab Program
You’ll get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab as we explore Static Electricity!  Make foam spheres dance inside of our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to move objects...