Event

"The Eagle Has Landed" Late-Night Celebration

July 20, 2019 | 8:00pm - 2:00am
Museum in Washington, DC
Free

On July 20, 1969, humans walked on another world for the first time. 50 years later, join us for a late-night celebration of the first Moon landing.

Timed Programming:

  • Trivia at 8:30 pm, 10:00 pm, and 12:15 am
  • "Eyewitness to Space: Art and the Apollo Program" at 9:00 pm
  • Rebroadcast of Moon landing and first steps at 10:30 pm
  • A special countdown at 10:56 pm ET to celebrate the exact time Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon
  • Apollo 11-themed musical performance by electronic-duo Quindar from midnight to close
  • Spacesuit Fashion Show at 1 am

Films (Get tickets below)

Other activities:

  • Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo-themed scavenger hunts
  • Astronaut costume designing
  • “Lunar traverse” activity that traces the steps the astronauts took from the lunar module across on the Moon’s surface (starting from our LM!)
  • Hands-on activities and science demonstrations
  • Stargazing at the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory

This program is made possible by

Boeing

with additional support from

Raytheon