Knoxville

The Muse

Fun & Games

Discover how much fun learning can be as you explore STEM exhibits and learn about space at this hands-on science museum.

The Muse

We created a smart wearable to track kid’s

LAUGHTER + EXCITEMENT

SELECT AN AGE RANGE to explore the laugh tracker results:

All Kids
at The Muse experienced:
Laughter 2 - Excitement 4

a little
laughter

tons of
excitement

31
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
185.5
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 5-7:
at The Muse experienced:
Laughter 2 - Excitement 4

a little
laughter

tons of
excitement

27
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
131
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 11+:
at The Muse experienced:
Laughter 3 - Excitement 5

lots of
laughter

max
excitement

61
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
219
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
What the kids are saying:

I LIKED THE VIDEO GAME ON THE FLOOR CAUSE I COULD SQUASH STUFF WITH MY FEET.

Kailey
age 7

I LIKED WHEN WE GOT TO GO INTO THE SPACESHIP AND TRY ON COSTUMES AND PRETEND TO BE ASTRONAUTS!

Ella
age 11

I LOVED DOING THE HEARTBEAT DRUM. IT WAS SO COOL!

Jessie
age 9

THE GINORMOUS TUBES WERE COOL. I TOLD MY DAD I WANT ONE IN MY ROOM.

Steve
age 8

THE MAKE SPACE WAS MY FAVE. I COULD MAKE COOL STUFF ALL DAY BUT I HAVE SCHOOL THOUGH.

Anna
age 11

ME AND MY BROTHER LEARNED TO FLY A SPACE SHIP. BUT WE DIDN'T DRIVE TO THE PLANETS.

Owen
age 6

THEY HAVE A WALL TALKING ALL ABOUT SHARKS!

Robert
age 8

YAHOOOO WOOOO WOOOO MONKEY BAWWWS (BARS)!

Matthew
age 5
Soundtrack of laugther
Because laughter is music to a parent's ears.
soundtrack-of-laugther
Kid Wisdom

We learned a ton from the data we collected.
Here are some nuggets you don't want to miss.

Any place with a science garden is guaranteed to grow a few smiles.
Legos are really just kid magnets made of plastic.
Budding little Mozart’s love the sound area. Bring patience. Or just ear plugs.
The Muse
The Muse

Photographic proof of fun