Hands On!
Discovery
Center

About Hands On!

This brand new all-ages science center will offer fun interactive programs and exhibits that will include a two-story climber, 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.

Breeze Creative Quantum Space

Opening June 14th!

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Admission

Adults & Children (3+): $10.00
Children (2 & 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!

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Jul
9
Mon
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
10
Tue
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
11
Wed
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
12
Thu
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...
Jul
13
Fri
8:00 am Paleo Camp
Paleo Camp
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Only at Paleo Camp can you dig for fossils, get a behind the scenes tour of the fossil site, and make a plaster cast of a fossil. Additional activities include science experiments, science-based art projects, t-shirt tie-dying, and so much more! Children ages 5 to...