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This all-ages science center offers fun interactive experiences that include immersive exhibits like a musical Tesla coil, giant building blocks, a 3-story Paleo Tower, a maker space, an art studio, and much more! Guests are invited to engineer a rocket, build a wind-powered car, create an artistic masterpiece, and discover something new. Visit an active fossil dig site dating back 5 million years and enjoy exhibits and programs featuring the plant and animal fossils that have been unearthed at the Gray Fossil Site, including a 10-ton mastodon!

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Catenary Arch
Family build time - Catenary Arch
Air Rockets
How high can you send the Air Rockets?
Imagination Playground Blocks
Imagination Playground Blocks
PVC Pipe Organ
Playing a tune on the PVC Pipe Organ
Kinetic Wall
Setting up the ball path at the Kinetic Wall
Shake Table
Testing stability at the Shake Table
Building with Rigamajig
Rig-am-jig Creation
Keva Planks
The start of an amazing Keva Plank tower!
Hands On! Discovery Center

For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Hands On! Discovery Center directly.


1212 Suncrest Dr.
Gray, TN 37615


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Toll-Free Phone Number

Admission Rates

$11.00 ages 4 and up
0-3 are free
Tesla Experience Shows & Paleo Tours are $2 each (optional)


Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm
Monday 10am-5pm (during March, June & July)

Dates Closed
Closed major holidays

Payment Methods Accepted

  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Discounts Given

  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Other Discounts
  • Active Military
  • AARP Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • AAA Discount
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