Date(s) - July 20th
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Living Museum will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a day filled with space science and excitement! Planned activities include:
- Planetarium programs throughout the day, including Astronaut and A Giant Leap: Exploration Beyond the Moon
- View a 1/3 scale model of an Apollo capsule currently on loan to us from NASA in the planetarium lobby.
- Presentation of our Mercury space suit
- A variety of fun photo opportunities for the family, including Astronaut dress-up, “lunar” footprints, and more!
- Special presentation debunking a common “Moon Landing Hoax” misconception
- Live animal programs featuring critters that have gone to space!
- Grab a “Lunar Lunch” special in the Wild Side Cafe!
- Lots of space-themed goodies for sale at the Wild Things Museum Store!
- Try your hand at training like an astronaut
- Celebrate Apollo 11 with a water rocket launch!
- Make your own rocket to take home!
- Moon-themed story times for the little ones
- And much more fun throughout the museum!
Some activities are weather dependent. All activities included with regular museum admission.
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