CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - With just weeks until its 15th anniversary, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is preparing to welcome its eighth millionth visitor this week and is planning a celebration. Greeted with a multi-colored balloon drop and cake courtesy of Executive Caterers, the lucky and unsuspecting guest will receive a rock and roll prize package to last a lifetime courtesy of the Rock Hall.
The rock and roll prize package includes:
o Lifetime Membership to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
o VIP Vault Tour with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Chief Curator Jim Henke
o Rock Hall Gibson Epiphone guitar
o Dinner for winner + family at the Hard Rock Café
o Sirius XM Onyx Satellite Radio with Vehicle Kit and Home Kit plus a free 3-month subscription to "XM Everything Plus the Best of Sirius."
The Rock Hall's lucky eight millionth visitor is expected to arrive at the Museum between August 12 and August 17.
This September, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will also celebrate its 15th anniversary. The Museum has been home to seven floors of exhibition space spanning 150,000 square feet, offering visitors a five to six hour touring experience of 18 permanent exhibits, six special rotating exhibits, six interactive listening stations and 125 minutes of film in five different theaters. The Rock Hall has also brought more than 1.5 billion dollars in economic impact to the Northeast Ohio economy in its 15 year history.
The Museum's award-winning education department reaches more than 50,000 students and educators each year through its education programs on site, like Rock and Roll Night School and Rockin' the Schools, and at great distances through its distance learning program, On the Road. More than 100 artists and musicians come to the Hall each year to be part of education panel discussions, perform, meet with fans and show their support.
About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational programs.