Canterbury Museum transports visitors back to the time of the moon landing
The Museum of Canterbury provided one small step for
man and one giant leap for history lovers as they helped celebrate
the anniversary of Neil Armstrong becoming the first person to walk
on the moon.
Around 200 people came along for the fun day at the museum in
Stour Street and they took part in a range of moon-related
The historic moment, on July 21, 1969, was watched by
millions across the UK, and was the culmination of the $24 billion
At the exhibition, visitors of all ages chatted to astronomers,
made their own craters, built rockets and listened to stories and
There was also the chance to travel back to the 1960s, with a
display of objects, toys, fashion accessories, music covers and
even newspapers and cartoons capturing the first moon
The star attraction was, however, the astrodome, which gave an
out-of-this-world, 3D tour of the night sky and the solar
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