Children are once again splashing water as they send wooden tugboats down river in the TVA Waterworks Exhibit at the Childrenâ€™s Museum of Oak Ridge. The exhibit recently reopened with some new additions that highlight learning through play.
In addition to operating small locks and dams in a flume donated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, children now may climb aboard a child-sized tugboat for an imaginary trip down the Tennessee River. After boarding, children may walk around the deck before entering the pilot house and crewsâ€™ quarters of the red, white, and blue tugboat, a small-scale replica of Ingram Marine Groupâ€™s working tugboats. [Read more…]