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Hit the road with America’s most iconic and beloved motorcycle in Hands-On Harley-Davidson™, an interactive exhibit that rolls into the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring on Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of a national tour.
Visitors can explore a kid-sized engineering lab and motorcycle dealership, and use science, technology, engineering, and math concepts to dream up a bike design, build a prototype, and take it for a “test drive.”
More information about the exhibit is at www.explorethedc.org/harley.
In the exhibit’s Engineering Lab, a set of eight unique activities will introduce children to science and engineering concepts through creative, hands-on experiments:
In a replica dealership, children will get a first-hand look at what goes into the ultimate riding experience:
Special activities on opening day (Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will include:
The Discovery Center will welcome members for a special exhibit preview on Friday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Registration is available by visiting www.explorethedc.org/harley.
National tour sponsored by Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Locally sponsored by Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Hands-On Harley-Davidson was created by the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in collaboration with Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Hands-On Harley-Davidson and Harley-Davidson are trademarks of H-D and are used with permission.
About the Discovery Center
The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring is a hands-on, environmental, cultural and educational museum located in the heart of Middle Tennessee. More than 120,000 children and families visit annually, exploring exhibits and participating in programs that promote STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) education. Adjacent to the Center is the protected Murfree Spring wetlands, a natural habitat for a variety of fish, amphibians and birds. Located at 502 S.E. Broad Street in Murfreesboro, TN, the Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit www.explorethedc.org or call (615) 890-2300.