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Hands On! Discovery Center

1212 Suncrest Dr, Johnson City, TN 37615
+1 423-434-4263
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great new location

So excited that this has moved to the fossil Site. Great combination and excited to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer W
Great new exhibits!

My 7 and 10 year old niece and nephew love the new discovery center! The exhibits are very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carl H
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This brand new all-ages science center offers fun interactive exhibits that include immersive augmented reality experiences, a bi-polar musical Tesla coil, giant building blocks, a maker space, an art studio and much more! Guests are invited 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 site, including a 16-ton mastodon! Additional exhibits will open later this year, including a three-story climber opening Labor Day 2018!
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1 week ago
“great new location”
2 weeks ago
“Great new exhibits!”
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1212 Suncrest Dr, Johnson City, TN 37615
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+1 423-434-4263
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So excited that this has moved to the fossil Site. Great combination and excited to see the collaboration.

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 7 and 10 year old niece and nephew love the new discovery center! The exhibits are very educational and a major step up from the old location. Exhibits let kids use their imagination, but they also have programs thoughout the day that the kids...More

Thank Carl H
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Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently took our 6 year old granddaughter, who lives in Asheville, NC, to visit the new center. She was very disappointed! We had taken her numerous times to the old location down town and in spite of it being old she loved every visit...More

Thank John F
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Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very sorry that your granddaughter did not enjoy the new exhibits. We were very diligent in our selection process so they would be suitable for all ages and allow parents and children to interact together creating an inquiry-based, open-ended, experience for all of...More

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Kristi C
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Hands On D | Property representative |
We do have some floating around in Chamber guides and we also offer discounts to seniors, AAA, military, and teachers.
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Juanita S
November 18, 2015|
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Response from Hands On D | Property representative |
Tickets are $8.00 each and are valid for the whole day if you want to leave for lunch and come back.
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Juanita S
November 18, 2015|
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Response from SCTHer | Reviewed this property |
As of November 2015, the admission price is $8 for those 3 and up. Under 3 is free. Teachers get in free with school ID. There are also discounts for AAA, military members, senior citizens and other offers found in the... More
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