Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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Event Info

  • Dates: April 13, 2019 - September 2, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $5 Member | $10 General
  • Website: Event Link

The Museum Extends Hours on Mondays for Apollo Fans

“Moon Mondays” now through Aug. 5, plus dozens of Apollo programs and events July 15-21 including feature-length version of hit documentary, “Apollo 11”

TUKWILA, Wash., July 15, 2019—With record attendance and high demand to see the Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibit, the Museum is extending the hours of its East Campus until 8 p.m. from July 15-Aug. 5. The last Museum access on “Moon Mondays” is 6:30 p.m., with entry to Destination Moon ending at 7 p.m. (first come, first served). $15 adult/$10 youth Museum admission after 5 p.m., Destination Moon is an additional ticket, $10.

During the week of July 15-21 the Museum is as busy as NASA Mission Control with dozens of Apollo-related programs and activities ranging from musical theater and concerts, to family activities, lectures with space experts and daily screenings of the feature-length version of the acclaimed documentary Apollo 11.

Apollo 11 Anniversary Week Events at The Museum of Flight

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibit continues until Sept. 2, daily Apollo and spaceflight events July 15-21, with the evening “Lunar Block Party” outdoor festival July 19-20.

July 19
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Spaceflight activities and 13 special programs for the family (plus a live, national NASA TV broadcast from the Museum, 10-noon).
6-11 p.m. – “Flashback Friday” 1960s outdoor family festival, headlined with concert by Britishmania Beatles Tribute Band concert, plus 60s car show, circus performers, Space Jam movie and much more.

July 20 – The Day We Landed on the Moon
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Spaceflight activities, movies and nine special programs for the family.
6-11 p.m. –“50th Anniversary Concert with 2019 American Idol Top Ten”
Outdoor music festival with the 2019 American Idol Top Ten concert at 8 p.m., following a tribute by astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenberger in honor of the first steps on the Moon. Food trucks, beer and wine garden, and special attractions.

July 21
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Spaceflight activities and 13 special programs for the family.
9 a.m. – Noon “Spashdown Sunday” champagne brunch with astronauts and space experts dedicated to the future of space exploration.