Sunday, 21 July 2019

Royal Museums Greenwich - Now open: The Moon

Royal Museums Greenwich

"Take a giant leap to Greenwich and go see this excellent exhibition"
**** The Londonist 
Our major exhibition The Moon is open now.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing through amazing objects that were part of this extraordinary mission, alongside an incredible range of Moon-related artefacts that chart humankind’s obsession with the Moon from Egyptian times to the present day.

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Moon landing conspiracies - debunked!
The Moon landing didn't really happen, right? Wrong! 50 years since the Apollo 11 mission, explore the facts behind the most common Moon landing conspiracy theories.
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Look inside The Moon exhibition
Want a sneak peek of some of the exhibition's Moon-tastic exhibits? Check out our curators’ favourite objects – from Galileo’s telescopic observation drawings to an artist imagining what it might be like to live on the Moon.
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Watch conservation in action
Our conservators were hard at work before the opening of The Moon. Follow the story of three of the key objects in exhibition, including this John Russell pastel, an orrery (a model of the Solar System) and an incredible map of the Moon. 
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Who were the Apollo 11 crew?
It's one of the most famous moments in history - but who were the people behind those iconic Moon landing images?
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Exhibition saver ticket
Save on tickets to The Moon and Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year
Joint tickets from £6.75
Don't forget, our awesome astronomy photography exhibition is open until 4 August. Save on tickets to this show and see The Moon exhibition for half price with this special joint ticket.
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