Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing at a major museum exhibition in London.
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The Moon was the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s celestial neighbour in 2019.
The exhibition allowed visitors to reconnect with the wonders of the Moon through artefacts, artworks and interactive moments, and discover how it has captivated and inspired us throughout history.
Take a giant leap to Greenwich and go see this excellent exhibition
As well as re-living the momentous events of the original 'Space Race', the exhibition also looked ahead to the future of space exploration and the 21st century drive for humans to return to the Moon.
See The Moon in a new light
What was in The Moon exhibition in London?
- Lunar samples collected from NASA’s Apollo missions and the Soviet Union’s Luna programme
- A Mesopotamian Tablet from 172 BCE, one of the oldest objects on display, showing how lunar eclipses were considered to be bad omens
- The Hasselblad camera equipment that captured some of the most recognisable and iconic space photos of the 20th century
- Hugh Percy Wilkins' Moon map
- The “Snoopy Cap” Communications Carrier, worn by astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin during Apollo 11
- Artworks from artists including J.M.W. Turner, El Anatsui, Tom Hammick and Larissa Sansour
From moon gods to lunar chariots pulled by geese, an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum shows our love of the rock has taken many forms
The Moon lured humanity into its orbit a long time ago. A new exhibition in London chronicles a bewitching relationship
Image credit: © NASA