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Hands On! Children's Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Joy for Everyone

I took my Grandchildren there. So much to do there and a real joy to watch them play. It like an... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
jerald w
Super fun

We had a 2,7 and 11 year old. All had fun. I had fun. Building things. Music things. Drawing... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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Hands On! is the place where LEARNING comes into PLAY! Located in Downtown Hendersonville, Hands On! is a children's museum that provides educational exhibits and science programs to children ages 1-10, along with their caregivers. More information...more
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318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-0407
+1 828-697-8333
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

I took my Grandchildren there. So much to do there and a real joy to watch them play. It like an amusement play yard for children. From a stage to act on, to a mock supermarket, it is all there. Want to have a unique...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

We had a 2,7 and 11 year old. All had fun. I had fun. Building things. Music things. Drawing tables. a kids size acting stage and puppet show thing. pretend vets office. also there are special days/ presentations. Great half way point if you walk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Quest362952
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We vacation in Hendersonville often and when we are here we have to come to hands On. Our three little ones love this place! They could play for hours. I think it's such a great concept and would love to have a place like this...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Kids played for hours and didn’t want to leave. Many imaginative play for kids to enjoy. Only $5 per child for hours of fun was worth it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This place has something for every kid! There are so many different play areas that my daughter could spend the whole day here and be perfectly happy. Her favorites include the grocery store, the nursery, and the stage, but she will visit each section to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We just finished our second visit to Hands On with our grandchildren! It is SO fun! There are activities that interest toddlers to school age children. The Member’s Night Science Chef was well done! We made butter, tasted cookies, watched the science of ice cream...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank tostle
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Great place to take the little ones. Lots for them to do. Play, play. And more. Comfortable for the adults to hang out while the kids are playing, or you can play with them.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mbdshb
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time at the Hands On! Children’s Museum. We were amazed at all they had for the cost of $5 per person. The kids absolutely loved it and didn’t want to leave. The slide in the middle of so cool. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Angquilter
Mindy C, Manager at Hands On! Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for visiting the museum! We're so happy you and your family had a wonderful time. Hope to see you all in again soon to play and learn with us!

Reviewed April 2, 2018

This place is amazing - they've thought of it all - from building Leggo race cars, painting, putting on a play with loads of clothes/costumed/dress-up stuff to choose from, to taking your grocery cart and going to the store to shop for many of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Hands On! has a variety of activities to entice younger kids (and their parents) to play and learn. The grocery store and Kilwin's ice cream shop is a favorite of my granddaughters, while my grandson loves the art section and building/racing cars. There also seems...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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