50th Anniversary of Apollo Exhibition

Saturday 22nd June 2019 from 10:00am to 21:00pm

Wells & Mendip Museum

8 Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE


Wells & Mendip Astronomers in collaboration with Space Detectives present a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, man's first landing on the Moon.

10:00 - 16:00 - Free entry to exhibition and activities including astrophotography, virtual reality Saturn V launch, Handle a Moon Rock, pictorial space displays, Saturn V models and much more.

16:00 film "Last Man on The Moon" (free)

19:30 - 21:00 - Public talk by Nick Howes who is an Apollo fan, collector, amateur astronomer and space advocate. Non-members £3, students £2, family £5 payable on the door

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