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Moon Landing: 50th Anniversary Day Celebration at the Franklin Institute


Jul 20, 2019
10:00 AM until 03:00 PM


A daylong celebration commemorating the momentous anniversary! Tour the Institute’s lunar lander test small-to large-scale rocket demonstrations including Alka rockets, straw rockets, and colorful trash can rocket explosions. Screenings of The Apollo Chronicles, IMAX showings of Apollo 11: The First Steps Edition, 1969 footage of the landing, and the popular favorite: World’s Cheapest Spacesuit live science show all takes place throughout the day making The Franklin Institute the region’s moon landing destination. 




View map The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St
Philadelphia, PA

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