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Posted on: March 24, 2021

‘Two-Wheeled Wonders of the World’ exhibit extended through April 10

Two-Wheeled Wonders exhibit at Cookeville History Museum

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville History Museum’s “Two-Wheeled Wonders of the World” exhibit is rolling on for two extra weeks.

The collection of historically significant motorcycles and scooters, on loan from Nashville’s Lane Motor Museum, continues through April 10 at 40 E. Broad St. Admission is free.

“With warmer weather and more of our guests fully vaccinated, we are beginning to see an uptick in our attendance,” Beth Thompson, Cookeville museums manager, said. “We wanted to be sure that all who want to see this unique exhibit will have the opportunity, especially those who were hampered by winter storms and the continued threat of COVID-19.”

The exhibit includes 11 motorcycles and scooters from around the world, the oldest being a replica 1910 Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer and the most recent a 2007 Italian MV Augusta sport bike. One of the scooters, a 1993 Yamaha Jog, has a Tennessee Tech University connection.

“We just want to give a big thanks to our wonderful partner in this exhibit, Lane Motor Museum, for giving us the chance to have part of their amazing collection shown in Cookeville,” Thompson said. “Without their generosity, many people would not be able to see it.”

April 10 is the same day that Cookeville History Museum will be hosting its annual Pioneer Day, which this year will be a grab-and-go event with pioneer craft activity kits available on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A pioneer woman historical interpreter will be on hand for small-group storytelling.

For more information about the Cookeville History Museum, call 931-520-5455.