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Columbus, Ohio: John Glenn Museum: Moon Rock

Small but notable lobby collection includes Glenn's training manual for Mercury 7 and a moon rock from Apollo 17.

John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Address:
1810 College Rd, Columbus, OH
Directions:
In the lobby of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, which is just south of the Wexner Center for the Arts on College Rd, and just behind the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum on N. High St.
Hours:
M-F 9-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Moon Rock.

John Glenn Mini-Museum

On Ohio State University's campus is the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, named after the aviator, astronaut, and senator. In the lobby is a small collection of Glenn memorabilia including knick knacks, awards, and even Glenn's training manual for the Mercury 7 rocket. One award includes a small piece of moon rock!

[Scott Hammond, 05/11/2024]

You know an astronaut is well-favored when he never left orbit but still merits a moon rock in his museum.


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