Apollo 11: The 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing

August 11, 2020 - 10:00 amAugust 11, 2020 - 02:00 pmJuly 20, 2019, 10am - 2pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606


  • Free with $1 Admission: $1.00

Join The Mariners' Museum and Park as it takes on a mission from July 20, 1969, to commemorate one of the most iconic events in American history - the first humans landing on the Moon! Bring your family to celebrate this monumental achievement for all of mankind with family-friendly programming throughout the Museum, which includes:

> Hands-on building and craft activities

>Interpretive stations highlighting artifacts and unique maritime connections to space exploration

>Interesting topics on space and deep sea travel, the recovery of Apollo 11 by the USS Hornet, early Polynesian navigation and the stars, discovering and understanding the moon, women's role in the space program, and so much more.

Come along this journey from 50 years ago, and explore when humans first ventured into what was once considered the final frontier - space!