CLEVELAND -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum welcomed its 9 millionth visitor late Monday morning.
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It was Judy Herlihy's very first visit to Cleveland and the Rock Hall was one of her specific destinations. Who knew she'd be wlecomed in such grand style?
The Rochester, N.Y. resident is recently retired and had Cleveland and the Rock Hall high on her list.
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Herlihy was greeted by a balloon-drop and a cake from Execitive Caterers. She also received a VIP Vault Tour.
She also received a lifetime membership to the Rock Hall, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary merchandise package, dinner for four at the Hard Rock Café Cleveland, and a SiriusXM Edge Radio with Vehicle Kit and a 3-month subscription to XM Premier.
The Rock Hall is home to seven floors of exhibition space spanning 150,000 square feet, offering visitors a unique experience of 18 permanent exhibits, six special rotating exhibits, six interactive listening stations and four different movie theaters.
The Rock Hall has also brought more than $2 billion in economic impact to the Northeast Ohio economy in its 17-year history.