Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:58 am
The Harley-Davidson Museum recently kicked off a partnership with the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center that names “Glory the Bald Eagle” as the Museum’s new “feathered ambassador” and wildlife conservation educator. Glory will be on site at the Museum for Sunday Family Days starting May 2. Kids will get the chance to meet and interact with Glory and his handler during this raptor education meet-and-greet style program.
“We’re thrilled to have Glory joining the ranks of the Harley-Davidson Museum team,” said Museum program development manager Christina Kutsch. “We hope Glory becomes as synonymous with the Museum as Samson was with the Zoo.”
Glory is a nine-year-old, 12 pound male bald eagle that has been living at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center since he was six months old. As a fledgling, he was injured on one of his first flights from the nest and rescued by a canoeist on the Wisconsin River.
In addition to the opportunity to meet Glory between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Museum’s Sunday Family Day offers fun activities built just for kids to interact with the history, art, science and culture of motorcycles, America and Harley-Davidson. The day includes Story Time at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and the new Imagination Station gives kids a chance to dress up and pretend to ride their own bike, complete with sounds and lights. Books, cartoons and games round out the fun. Plus kids can get their favorite temporary tattoo and receive a special treat with their meal at Motor® Bar & Restaurant.
Glory will appear at the Museum most Sundays May 2 through November 7.