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GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World


April 15 - May 8, 2016


Coming this summer to Harsco Science Center at Whitaker Center

EXHIBIT DATES: June 4 - September 4, 2016

Play the world’s largest guitar, see more than 60 instruments ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular ,explore how different materials affect a guitar’s sound and much, much more! GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World sponsored by Harsco gives you the chance to interact with the guitar through hands-on exhibits, performance videos, and stunning images. The exhibition is composed of three elements: the science of sound; the evolution, engineering and design of the guitar; and the guitar’s cultural impact.

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World
is a limited time exhibit and is INCLUDED in science center admission. Harsco Science Center offers three floors of interactive STEM-based exhibits that cover topics such as physics and engineering, human health, weather and the science and technology behind movies, TV, music, and theatre.

GUITAR Ticket PRE-SALE going on NOW through May 8, 2016.

Purchase tickets now for just $10 and visit any time between June 4 and September 4, 2016

  • Tickets purchased during the sale are just $10 and are an all age ticket (valid for anyone age 3 or older)
  • Tickets INCLUDE admission to all three floors of the Harsco Science Center AND the Guitar exhibit area
  • Sale available online only and cannot be purchased at the Whitaker Center Box Office. Online processing fees for these tickets have been waived during the Sale period
  • Tickets are valid ANY operating day between June 4 and September 4



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