"Apollo 11 Moon Landing" Exhibit Opens

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"Apollo 11 Moon Landing" exhibition opens as part of the National Air and Space Museum in the Arts and Industries Building. The exhibition contains items connected with flights of the Apollo program including a "lunar rock box," lunar space suits, a lunar landing module identical to those used in the Apollo program, and other devices used on actual flights or in training.


  • Apollo 11 Command Module
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing (Exhibition)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 405, Box 1, Folder 1971, Calendar of Events, June 1971.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


June 25, 1971


  • Lunar space suits
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit openings
  • Space flight
  • Lunar rock box
  • Space vehicles

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