HANDS ON is where Learning Comes into Play!

Hands On near Asheville

The mission of Hands On! is to provide children and families with “hands on” educational experiences that stimulate the imagination and motivate learning in a fun, safe environment.

Hands On! offers an affordable, educational and fun way to spend the day with your children, grandchildren, and students ages 1 – 10. This is a safe gathering place where kids can be kids while learning is nurtured. Field trips, special events, and birthday parties are welcome. We also offer traveling programs to local schools.

Hands On! is located at 318 N. Main Street in Hendersonville, NC. Street parking is available at no charge for up to 3 hours on Main Street and side streets. Metered parking is available behind the museum in the lot at the corner of 3rd Avenue E. and King Street. The fee is $.25 per half hour.

Hands On! Website


Operating hours are:

Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed Sundays & Mondays

 Admission: $5 + tax per person for ages 1-100.

Hands On! are open on some school holidays that fall on Mondays and

they try to be open during inclement weather days.

When in doubt, please call or check the front page of the website.

They are open for groups and private parties outside of regular hours by special appointment.

Please call (828) 697-8333 to inquire.

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