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Hands On!-A Child's Gallery

318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-0407
+1 828-697-8333
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Love to take my children here!

Lots of activities for the little ones! Afternoon of lots of fun and interesting learning... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
lisboa09
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Lisbon, Portugal
Visit every time on vacation!

Great value. Our five year old would stay there all day! It's much better than Chucke E Cheese... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
dandmrobbins
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Hands On! is the place where LEARNING comes into PLAY! Located in Downtown Hendersonville, Hands On! is a children's museum that provides educational exhibits and science programs to children ages 1-10, along with their caregivers. More information can be found at their website on special programs and classes, memberships and birthday parties.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-0407
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+1 828-697-8333
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Lots of activities for the little ones! Afternoon of lots of fun and interesting learning experiences!

Thank lisboa09
HandsOnChildsGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Hands On!-A Child's Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts and for the positive review. Hope to see you all again soon to play & learn with us!

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great value. Our five year old would stay there all day! It's much better than Chucke E Cheese. Our son gets to use his imagination!

Thank dandmrobbins
Reviewed 15 September 2016

While Hands On has a number of opportunities for creative play and has special opportunities for learning, they are too expensive for what is offered. I especially resent having to pay to watch my kid play. Local parks and the library offers programs as well...More

Thank 404Traveler404
HandsOnChildsGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Hands On!-A Child's Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Hi 404Traveler404, We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. Hands On! is a children’s museum dedicated to educating the whole family. We offer educational experiences to stimulate the imagination and motivate lifelong learning in a safe “hands on” environment. As a small...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

My kids absolutely love this place! My daughter especially likes the vet career area. The price is great and you can come and go all day after your entrance is paid. Leave have lunch and head back. Lots for kids of all ages to do...More

Thank heather00ss
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place is great! Whether the weather is good or bad outside, the adventure inside is all good. Your kids will love all the interactive displays.

Thank Daryl W
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My grandkids love to visit our flat rock home and go here. They would spend a day if I let them. They love the store, ice cream shop, theater and painting. There are always new exhibits. It's not big and I think that's why they...More

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HandsOnChildsGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Hands On!-A Child's Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Thanks for the review! We are so happy to hear your grandkids enjoy Hands On! Hope to see you all in again.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you're looking for a place that will keep kids from the ages of around 2-10 occupied you can't do better than this. We've got a much larger children's museum back in my hometown and my kids like this one at least as much if...More

Thank Joe M
HandsOnChildsGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Hands On!-A Child's Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Hi Joe M! Thank you so much for your review! We're glad to hear that your kids enjoy a variety of our exhibits. As for charging for adults, we are dedicated to educating the whole family. We're a small non-profit organization that relies on admissions...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

We took two toddlers (boy and girl) and the grandparents and could have spent all day in this place. This is a place where kids can explore, learn and just have fun and plenty of variation for kids from toddler to ten. Its all on...More

Thank elyjahtheprophet
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is very entertaining for children under seven. There are many different areas that children can rotate between. My objection is that parents pay the same price as for a child. Grandparents then play to watch. I took grandson once a summer until he outgrew...More

Thank jgteacher
Reviewed 18 May 2016

From playing in the "kitchen" and "nursery" to dressing up and acting on the stage, my kids's imagination is brought out.

Thank Renzo M
HandsOnChildsGallery, Guest Relations Manager at Hands On!-A Child's Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hi Renzo! Thank you so much for your great review! We look forward to having you all in to play again. We have some exciting summer programs coming up, also. If you're interested, check them out on our website!

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