We’re celebrating space: From humanity’s first steps on the moon to today’s collaboration on the International Space Station (ISS) and beyond.

Starting at one of science’s biggest achievements—the Apollo 11 Moon landing—and continuing to the present day, the Science Museum of Minnesota’s new exhibit, Omnitheater film, Moon rock display, space-themed Science Live shows, and out of this world gifts from the Explore Store bring together all things space for an exciting look at what lies beyond our planet.


Apollo: When We Went To The Moon

This exhibit sets the scene of the space race era using objects and artifacts from the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s archives. Weaving these objects in with a bigger story—one of competition, advancement, and innovation—this exhibit showcases the science behind space exploration and what it means for people today.

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

This movie is the perfect complement to Apollo: When We Went to the Moon. Experience NASA’s Moon landing as if you were there by watching Apollo 11: First Steps Edition. Crafted from newly-discovered, never-before-seen footage of the preparation, liftoff, and moon landing itself, this movie sheds new light on mankind’s first steps in space.

Stellar Gear

Find an out-of-this-world gift for your special someone here on Earth.


Tag and view photos using the #OneGiantStep hashtag on Instagram & Twitter.

We want to ensure every cosmic adventurer gets to explore space at the Museum (and visit our Giant Astronaut!). Blast off with Great Tix, our income-based discount program that helps everybody explore, learn, and play in a whole new way.

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