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Hands On! Discovery Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A work in progress

They are still bringing in activities and other items. However, there was plenty of fun for my... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Sapper2016
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Johnson City, Tennessee
New sight is fabulous.

I took my two grandsons that live local there. One is 4 and the other 12. We spent the whole day... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Rita H
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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Jul 30, 2018
“A work in progress”
Oct 14, 2018
“New sight is fabulous.”
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1212 Suncrest Dr, Johnson City, TN 37615
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

I took my two grandsons that live local there. One is 4 and the other 12. We spent the whole day there. They did not want to leave. It has something for everyone. There were young people there of middle school to high school age...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rita H
Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

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

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited for the first time today. It was a joy for our son who dreams of being a paleontologist. Mommy and Daddy had a blast too. The price is affordable and we were always greeted by friendly faces. Definitely will visit again!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We are so glad you all enjoyed your visit! See you again soon!!

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Grand facility, exciting fun and learning for kids from 2 to 15. My grandkids 2 & 4 had a blast for the two hours we had to spend before a family dinner. So many stations that challenge and intrigue. The cost can seem high, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

So glad to hear that your family had a great time visiting! And glad to hear you were able to take advantage of our reciprocal membership program. Thank you for leaving a review!

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I grew up with amazing memories of Hands On Museum and thankfully my children got to experience it as well before it closed. My mom and I, along with my 6 and 2 year old were excited to check out the new “Hands On Discovery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

We are very sorry that you did not completely enjoy your visit to our new facility. It is true that many of the old nostalgic exhibits did not make the move, but after 30+ years they were in need of an upgrade and many were...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Small but impactful museum for kids. Neat new location. Easy to navigate with small children. Beautiful setting !

Date of experience: August 2018
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Hands On D, Manager at Hands On! Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed August 19, 2018

My grandkids enjoyed the hands on activities, but we did miss some of the exhibits and experiences that were in the old hands on museum. I did see that there are new things coming that looked exciting, so will go back then.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathy L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

have not been to new location, but at old location we had fun every time we went. not a fussy place so the kids really feel like they can touch and experience everything around them. the entry price is a little high - especially if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank I5387QOnancya
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I have mixed opinions on the Discovery Center. We were annual passholders at the previous location and carried it over to the new Center. Some of the new exhibits are amazing like the sand table and the light board (both which are my little guy's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tracy W
Reviewed July 30, 2018

They are still bringing in activities and other items. However, there was plenty of fun for my grandchildren. They kept busy in only one section that is dedicated to children. We will return to explore the rest another time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sapper2016
Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jennifer W
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Kristi C
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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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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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