Wapakoneta, Ohio: Armstrong Air and Space Museum

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500 Apollo Drive, Wapakoneta, OH
I-75 exit 111. West on Bellefontaine Street, then a quick right onto Apollo Drive.
T-Sa 9:30-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify)
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Armstrong Air and Space Museum.

Armstrong Air and Space Museum
Museum dedicated to the first man to walk on the moon. Displays a bonafide moon rock, Neil's spacesuits and capsules, and even his survival machete. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [02/05/2012]
Wapakoneta, Ohio - Moon Man Survives Cheese Melt
Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum: It was an eventful week for the Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Wapakoneta, Ohio -- and not just because Monday was the 40th anniversary of Armstrong's walk on the moon. [07/24/2009] Complete Story...

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Neil Armstrong Museum focuses on Cold War

The Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Wapokoneta, OH, will open this week after a 6-month refurbishing. The museum now focuses more on the Cold War, adding displays of Russian spacesuits and a replica Sputnik satellite.

... [06/05/1999] Complete News Story

Moon machete.

Neil Armstrong Museum

The museum has been renovated -- it no longer deals with the history of flight from the Wright Brothers on, but focuses only on the Cold War, with "Armstrong's life woven in." They have added a space shuttle simulator and a trophy room. Alas, I discovered the "moon machete" was used only in training, and did not accompany Neil to the moon.

[Holly Morris, 04/26/1999]

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