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Hands On! Children's Museum

318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-0407
+1 828-697-8333
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SO MUCH FUN!

We just finished our second visit to Hands On with our grandchildren! It is SO fun! There are... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
tostle
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Fun with the kids.

Great place to take the little ones. Lots for them to do. Play, play. And more. Comfortable for... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
mbdshb
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“grocery store” (22 reviews)
“lego car” (3 reviews)
“non profit” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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"lego car"
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"non profit"
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"great place for kids"
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"play dough"
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"fun play"
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"stage area"
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"daughter loves"
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"the ice cream shop"
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"race cars"
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"age range"
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"water play"
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"kids love"
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"entrance fee"
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"downtown area"
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"young ones"
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"this place is amazing"
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We just finished our second visit to Hands On with our grandchildren! It is SO fun! There are activities that interest toddlers to school age children. The Member’s Night Science Chef was well done! We made butter, tasted cookies, watched the science of ice cream...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Great place to take the little ones. Lots for them to do. Play, play. And more. Comfortable for the adults to hang out while the kids are playing, or you can play with them.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time at the Hands On! Children’s Museum. We were amazed at all they had for the cost of $5 per person. The kids absolutely loved it and didn’t want to leave. The slide in the middle of so cool. I...More

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Mindy C, Manager at Hands On! Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for visiting the museum! We're so happy you and your family had a wonderful time. Hope to see you all in again soon to play and learn with us!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place is amazing - they've thought of it all - from building Leggo race cars, painting, putting on a play with loads of clothes/costumed/dress-up stuff to choose from, to taking your grocery cart and going to the store to shop for many of the...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Hands On! has a variety of activities to entice younger kids (and their parents) to play and learn. The grocery store and Kilwin's ice cream shop is a favorite of my granddaughters, while my grandson loves the art section and building/racing cars. There also seems...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Toddlers through elementary age- lots of fun learning! Our granddaughters loved building things and performing on the little stage.

Thank Laurie J
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The concept is good but execution, not so much. Legos in racetrack area fall apart before you even get them to the track because they are so used. I would say it's good for four and under only. I have a 2, 7, and 9...More

Thank Jenny K
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This was a surprising find on the main shopping strip in Hendersonville. Our toddler was getting tired not being allowed to touch anything or run in the stores. For $5 per person we went and had a couple hours of fun and let him go...More

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HandsOnChildsGallery, Public Relations Manager at Hands On! Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Steve196! We are so happy you found us! Thank you for coming in to play & learn with us on your shopping day. We hope to see you in again!

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We take both small and large groups to the Hendersonville Hands On on a regular bases. The kids love it, and never get bored.

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HandsOnChildsGallery, Manager at Hands On! Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your visits over the years! We are glad you all have a great time when you come. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We stopped in at the Hands on! gallery during the Apple Festival. The busy crowds were a bit much for our younger children. My sister and her family (3 and 5 year old) and our family (14yo, 12yo, 10yo, 7yo, and 4yo) had a FANTASTIC...More

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