Night at the Museum: Moon Landing Anniversary Party

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing dand party with the coolest nerds in Bloomington.

Description: 

WonderLab Museum (July 16,, 2019) – WonderLab announces Night at the Museum: Moon Landing Anniversary Party. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing during this special family, evening event. “The moon landing is a huge, historically significant accomplishment,” said Sarah Lynn Wells, WonderLab’s Adult and Secondary Education Specialist. “We are transforming the whole museum to celebrate!” 

Who: WonderLab Museum, 308 W. 4th St, Bloomington, IN 47404

What: Night at the Museum: Moon Landing Anniversary Party

Where: WonderLab Museum

When: Saturday, July 20 from 6 – 8 p.m 

Museum open hours: Tues., Wed., and Thurs, 9am – 5pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm; Sunday 1-5pm, Closed Mondays

How: Tickets – $10 per person for members and $12 per person for non-members.

Tickets available at wonderlab.org or at the museum

Specific Activities During Opening week include: 

  • Travel to the moon using virtual reality.

  • Space themed crafts including solar system hats, pocket solar system and moon paintings.

  • Learn about how to survive on Mars.

  • Build stomp rockets.

  • Hands-on meteorite activities with the Indiana Geological & Water Survey.

  • A tribute to the work of  Virgil Ivan “Gus” Grissom, the second American in space was born in Mitchell, Indiana. He served in Project Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs by Spring Mill State Park staff. 

  • View the skies through telescopes provided by Indiana University (IU) Astronomy department (weather permitting). 

  • Food from Hive and Baked! of Bloomington.

  • …and more!