Hands On! Regional Museum | Tennessee Vacation

Hands On! Regional Museum

Johnson City
The Place to Discover!
315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601
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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. Hands On! also offers The Tesla Experience*, an electrifying, one-of-a-kind exhibit that honors the great inventor Nikola Tesla. It features a 200,000 volt bi-polar musical Tesla Coil, the only of its kind in any Museum in the United States! 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!


*The Tesla Experience is an additional $2

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