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      GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes in Houston


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      October 29, 2020

      Thursday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (daily until May 19, 2021)

      1515 Hermann Drive
      Houston, Texas 77004

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      GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes

      The Health Museum presents GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes - a diverse collection of historic, peculiar, and all-around amazing bikes as well as science stations that explore energy, forces and motion, engineering, and material science. Visitors learn how bikes work; what the history/evolution of the bike is; the science and technology behind the machine; and how bikes have impacted our culture.

      GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes includes a diverse collection of historic, peculiar, and all-around amazing bikes as well as science stations that explore energy, forces and motion, engineering, and material science. The exhibit's bikes are divided into different categories highlighting changes in design and engineering over the last century or more. It features 13 bikes and 14 interactives focusing on engineering, the classics, and oddities.

      Explore the evolution of the modern bicycle, learn about the latest technologies for sporting bikes, and develop a greater appreciation for an environmentally friendly, human-powered invention that transformed the way we get around.

      GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes is organized by Carnegie Science Center (Pittsburgh, PA) and presented by Sciencenter (Ithaca). For more information visit https://www.thehealthmuseum.org/GEARUP.

      The Health Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday from 10 AM-5 PM, on Sunday from 12 PM-5 PM, and for Free Family Thursday from 2 PM-7 PM.

      Photo credit: Gary Hodges/iStock.com/Rushlan Dashinsky

      Cost: Payment required - General admission to The Health Museum is free for children two and under; $8 for children 3 to 12 years old and seniors 65 and above; $10 for adults; and free on Thursdays for families from 2-7 p.m. Active and retired military personnel receive half-off admission for up to four people. General admission also provides access to the museum’s multiple exhibits.

      Categories: Art Galleries & Exhibits | Museums & Attractions

      This event repeats daily until May 19, 2021: Nov 27, Nov 28, Nov 29

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

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