Apollo 11 Moon Rock Exhibit

Open Date:

Tue, Mar 29, 2011

Close Date:

Sat, Apr 02, 2011

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An exhibit at the Museum of Discovery featuring items gathered during the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Earth's moon. The exhibit includes a case that was given to the state of Arkansas by President Richard Nixon. The case contains fragments ("moon rocks") from the Earth's moon. The case also contains a miniature Arkansas flag and a small plaque that reads, "The flag of your state was carried to the Moon and back by Apollo 11 and this fragment of the Moon's surface was brought to Earth by the crew of that first manned lunar landing." The exhibit also contains images from the Apollo 11 trip and information about the science and technology that was used for the trip. The exhibit was created by Joel Gordon, Director of Exhibits and Facilities. The exhibit is open to the public and is included in the cost of admission.


500 President Clinton Avenue

Little Rock, AR

Additional Features:
Gate Admission
Admission Charge
Phone Number:
(501) 396-7050
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