SUMMER UPDATE: Hands On! remains CLOSED due to COVID-19 as mandated by the Governor of North Carolina. 

Cool & Fun Exhibits!

With over 12 different interactive exhibit areas to explore, there's always someting amazing to discover at Hands On! 

Nature Nook

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Adjacent to Mt. Hands On! you'll find the Nature Nook. Here you'll use your natural curiosity and imagination to create cool things. Activities such as as plant identification, holiday crafts, engineering challenges,

and more rotate often.

There's always something new to learn and play with in the Nature Nook!