Friday, 19 July 2019

Natural History Museum - One giant leap! Discover space and celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11

Museum of the Moon, an artwork by Luke Jerram
Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11
On 20 July 1969, the Apollo 11 spaceflight made history, putting humans on the Moon for the first time. Fifty years later, celebrations are taking place across the globe as we remember this giant leap for mankind.

Grab your space suit and visit the Museum to marvel at all things space science this weekend and beyond. Get up close to Museum of the Moon, and explore a whole universe full of space-themed events this summer.
Space fun this weekend
Companion: Moon
Join interactive theatre-makers Coney for a free performance underneath Museum of the Moon. Join in with the experience or simply observe.

20 July from 10.45, plus selected dates Free, no ticket required
Nature Live
What did we learn from the Apollo missions? Learn more about the Moon from a space scientist this weekend, and catch other free talks this summer.

20 July from 12.30, plus selected dates
Free, no ticket required
Space-themed events for all ages
Tiny Space Explorers
Our family-friendly inflatable planetarium will transport young explorers across the cosmos in this sensory experience.
Family Yoga Classes
Explore gentle yoga through stories, easy breathing and meditation in a unique experience that kids won't forget. 
Companion: Moon by Coney
Cheese and Wine
Enjoy a special evening of wine and cheese tasting underneath the Moon. Plus learn all about the Moon from a Museum scientist.
Lates: Space
Blast off into space and join us for a night that’s out of this world at this month’s Lates. Hold 4.5 billion-year-old meteorites, chat to space scientists and take a virtual tour of Mars.

Fri 26 July, 18.00-22.00
Free, no ticket required