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Hands On! Regional Museum

315 E Main St, Johnson City, TN 37601-5709
+1 423-434-4263
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really cool hands on activities

We took our 1 year old granddaughter. She had a really fun time. She really liked the grocery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa P
Below Average

This hands on children museum is run down and several of the displays are not operational. This was... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
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Interactive exhibits, programs, and events to stimulate discovery, thought, and understanding.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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“grocery store” (16 reviews)
“my kids love” (4 reviews)
“she loves” (3 reviews)
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315 E Main St, Johnson City, TN 37601-5709
+1 423-434-4263
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 1 year old granddaughter. She had a really fun time. She really liked the grocery store! The Noah's ark was really nice. She also enjoyed the giant foam shapes.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This hands on children museum is run down and several of the displays are not operational. This was the worst children's museum I have been to.

Thank colfal8
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We took our granddaughter. She had a blast. One of best hands-on museums we have ever been to. Great crafts area. A few things not working correctly. Should look for retired engineers to help.

Thank Badge958
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Took my grandson here and he had fun and liked it. This is good place to spend a hr or two with your young kid. A little pricey in my opinion but worth it if the kids like it. If you plan on going more...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were staying in Erwin and decided to come to Johnson City for the museum and lunch. My boys who are 2 and 6 had a great time here! There are things to do for both of them and they spent almost 2 hours playing...More

Thank mga001
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Johnson City and the Hands on Museum is about half way between our granddaughter & family in Asheville, NC and us in SWVA. She has been maybe 3 times previously but this was my first time there with her. She loves it! I based my...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Today, my husband and I took our 2 year old son to the Hands On Museum and we loved it! The staff was very friendly and informative. They have done so many updates in the museum. They have added a features exhibit that allowed us...More

Thank J K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We bought a annual membership and took the kids a few times. They loved it! It is just as I remembered as a child. The grocery store was my favorite when I was young, and my kids loved it too. Sure, they could update and...More

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place has been built with good intentions but needs some work. We enjoyed the two times that we visited (about one year apart). However, some of the exhibits do not work. There are some stations where kids are supposed to generate bubbles. However, these...More

Thank CarlosJuarez1000
Hands O, Manager at Hands On! Regional Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you very much for your review and especially for giving us specific things that need attention so we can address those quickly. We hope you will continue to visit!

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We visit Hands on about every 3 months. The kids love every exhibit. The bank is a favorite for all the kids. So many different things they are entertained for hours. Take your kids here. Affordable.

Thank Drcalain
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Kristi C
4 April 2017|
Response from Hands O | Property representative |
We do have some floating around in Chamber guides and we also offer discounts to seniors, AAA, military, and teachers.
Juanita S
19 November 2015|
Response from Hands O | Property representative |
Tickets are $8.00 each and are valid for the whole day if you want to leave for lunch and come back.
Juanita S
19 November 2015|
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