Wapakoneta, Ohio: Armstrong Air and Space Museum

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Address:
500 Apollo Drive, Wapakoneta, OH
Directions:
I-75 exit 111. West on Bellefontaine Street, then a quick right onto Apollo Drive.
Hours:
T-Sa 9:30-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
419-738-8811
Admission:
Adults $10.
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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 even his survival machete. Space capsules in the parking lot!

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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.

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[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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