The Moon

The Moon

The Moon
 

To celebrate 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, the National Maritime Museum stages The Moon, the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s nearest celestial neighbour.  Featuring over 180 objects including real lunar samples and objects that have travelled to the Moon over time and across civilisations.

Visitors will explore how humans have used, understood and observed the Moon from Earth, before reliving the momentous events of the Space Race and the Moon landings, as well as the motivations behind 21st century lunar missions.  Through artefacts, artworks and interactive moments, the exhibition will enable visitors to reconnect with the wonders of the Moon and discover how it has captivated and inspired us over time.

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