Summer of Apollo
On July 20, 1969, Apollo astronauts made history by setting foot upon the Moon. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing all summer at the Museum with an exciting slate of exhibits, programming and shows.
Launchpad: Apollo 11 Promises Kept & V-Drome 2020 | Now on Exhibit: Take a cosmic journey while exploring the Museum’s exciting future! Launchpad: Apollo 11 Promises Kept commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing and introduces V-Drome 2020, a new 4-D theatrical experience coming soon. Learn more.
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition | Now Showing in the Omni Theater: With never before seen 70mm footage and a trove of newly discovered audio recordings, the film reconstructs the exhilarating moments of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Learn more.
Apollo 11 Redux | Now on Exhibit: Take a seat at Mission Control in the Noble Planetarium! Visit Apollo Redux, now on exhibit in the Noble Planetarium Gallery! It’s an authentic Apollo-era piece of history where you will learn about people just like you who made it possible for astronauts to take that first small step onto the moon. Learn more.
Science on Tap: Moonwalk | July 19: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Science on Tap: Moonwalk takes you to the stars! Grab a cosmic cocktail while you explore the past, present and future of space travel with hands-on activities and expert chats.Learn more.
Apollo 13 | Showing in the Omni Theater July 15 – July 21: Apollo 13 astronauts find everything going according to plan until an oxygen tank explodes. Subsequent tensions and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts’ survival and their safe return to Earth. Learn more.
Imagine the Moon | Showing July 1 – July 31 in the Noble Planetarium: Produced by the Adler Planetarium, Imagine the Moon explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. Learn more.