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50th Anniversary Moon Landing Celebration


July 20, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing! Join us for a special event to commemorate this historic event and Ohio's connection to space. There will be concessions stand with snacks for purchase as well as a cash bar. 

Included in this total ticket price is a 5% arts and culture fee on the base ticket as required by the City of Columbus. This fee supports exemplary artists, arts and cultural organizations and programs that educate and engage audiences of all ages throughout greater Columbus. 

Tickets must be purchased by Fri., July 12. 

6:30 p.m. •  Doors Open
7 p.m. •  A conversation with Dr. Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, followed by footage of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. 
8:30-10:30 p.m. •  Explore Ohio History Center and engage in hands-on space-themed activities, including a rocket launching activity with COSI!
9-10 p.m. • Watch The Day We Walked on the Moon, a documentary from the Smithsonian Channel.
10:30-11 p.m. •  Watch Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon 50 years to the minute after it happened. 


50th Anniversary Moon Landing Celebration
  • 800 E. 17th Ave.
  • Columbus, OH 43211
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  • Ohio History Center