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Buy tickets to APOLLO: When we went to the Moon


Space exploration has inspired and united us as a nation ever since we first set our sights on the Moon. Launch yourself behind the scenes of the first Moon landing during this limited-run exhibition—for anyone and everyone who has ever wondered, "Where will humanity go next?”

Now Through January 2nd. Buy Your Tickets Today!

From stargazers to history buffs to thrill seekers, this exhibition has something for everyone.

"Such a great exhibit - the opportunity to leave our footprints on the moon was a big hit!"

  • 360-degree Apollo 11 Launch Experience
    Grab a front row seat to the historic moment that took the first astronauts to the Moon—complete with immersive rumbling audio and video that puts you in the passenger seat.
  • "The beep heard round the world."
    A true-to-scale model of Sputnik 1—you might be surprised by its size! Get a close up look of intricate models of satellites, spacecrafts and rockets.

301 N. Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Apollo: When We Went to the Moon is a touring exhibition co-produced by U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL and Flying Fish. Discovery Place’s presentation of this exhibition is generously sponsored by Honeywell.

  • Apollo Era Artifacts
    Gain a deeper understanding of the context in which the Space Race began with actual newspapers, magazines and letters that document this turbulent, yet inspiring, time in America's history. Learn about non-human space explorers and view gloves, bubble helmets, visors and moon boots worn by Apollo astronauts.
  • Explore the Moon
    Seize the opportunity to touch a lunar meteorite, leave your (virtual) footprints on the Moon and take a Moon selfie atop a full-size Apollo 15 Lunar Rover model! Share your experience by tagging #DiscoverApollo

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