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Address: 315 East Main Street Johnson City, TN 37601 Contact Email: handson@handsonmuseum.org Phone: (423) 434-4263
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Hands On! Regional Museum has two levels full of fun and adventure that will delight children and grown-ups of all ages! Offering something new around every corner, more than 20 permanent exhibits, focused on science, the arts, and the humanities, immerse the visitor in the experience.  Visitors can slide down the Katie Ellen Coal Mine and crawl through its tunnels, fly a real Cessna 150 airplane, dig for fossils and choose one to take home, perform exciting science experiments in the Eastman Discovery Lab, navigate a boat through the locks and downriver, and many other one-of-a-kind experiences.  These experiences encourage guests to ask “Why?” and “How?” and work together to find those answers. Daily science programs offer an interactive, hands-on approach to a variety of science topics that encourage curiosity, experimentation, and comprehension.  A visit to Hands On! Regional Museum will encourage a love of life-long learning while creating memories that will last forever, making Hands On!...THE Place to Discover!

TEMPORARY EXHIBIT: February 7 through Aug. 2, 2015, Hands On! will host Our Body: The Universe Within, designed to educate all who attend about the complexities of our bodies. The display, which has been seen by millions in select cities, literally goes “under the skin”, revealing the mysteries of the human anatomy. The 200 specimens, organs, and whole bodies have been preserved using a process known as polymer impregnation so they can be viewed in a dignified, educational way.

As you enter the exhibit, you will have the opportunity to examine the human body and each of the body’s major systems seeing how they function and relate to other systems.

This extraordinary exhibition, appropriate for all ages, was designed to educate, enlighten, and allow all who attend to understand the complexities of our bodies and has only been available in major cities within the U.S. and abroad.

Our Body: The Universe Within and Hands On! Museum will have separate entrances and separate admission fees. Guests may choose to visit one or both. For more information, please visit our website.



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City: Johnson City, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Northeast

Admission Rates:
$8.00 ages 3 and up 0-2 are free

Discounts:
Senior Citizen Discount, AAA Discount, Group Discount, Other Discounts, Military Discount

Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, Cash, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX

Hours Open:
Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 1pm-5pm

Dates Closed:
Closed Mondays Closed major holidays