McClung Museum Hosts Free Stroller Tour February 24

 

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a free stroller tour on Monday, February 24.

The 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. event will focus on the museum’s current temporary exhibit Glass of the Ancient Mediterranean, which explores the beauty and techniques of ancient glassmaking.

Parents and caregivers with toddlers or babies are invited to meet in the museum’s lobby before taking a tour of the exhibit.

The event is part of a monthly series of free stroller tours that allow parents and caregivers to interact with one another and museum staff without the worry of disrupting other visitors.

The program is free and open to the public, but reservations are necessary and are first come, first serve. Online registration is preferred and is available online. Participants also may call the museum at 865-974-2144 to make a reservation.

Next month’s tour date is March 10 and will focus on Egyptian art. Registration for stroller tours opens one month before the tour.

The McClung Museum is located at 1327 Circle Park Drive. It is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

On weekdays, free two-hour museum parking passes for Circle Park Drive are available from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from the Parking Information Center kiosk at the entrance to Circle Park Drive, located just north of the museum. Additional parking information is available online.

For more information, visit the website.


CONTACTS:

Heather Fritts (865-974-2144, hdandrea@utk.edu)

Debbie Woodiel (865-974-2144, woodield@utk.edu)

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