This exhibit is now closed.

In this display, Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit from the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing was back on the Museum floor for the first time in 13 years.

The spacesuit underwent an extensive conservation process funded by thousands of public donations through a Kickstarter campaign in 2015. A state-of-the-art display case and mannequin were created to help protect the fragile suit while on display. It was displayed in the Wright Brothers gallery across from the piece of the Wright flyer that Neil Armstrong took with him to the Moon in 1969.

If you're interested in this past exhibit, you may be interested in the current exhibit Destination Moon.


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