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OPEN Presidents Day (02/19/24) from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • 2024 Solar Eclipse
    Great North American Solar Eclipse

    Check out events, resources, and programs happening at the museum for the 2024 solar eclipse!

  • Virtual Tour Experience
    Armstrong Museum Virtual Tour

    Take a tour of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum in our new interactive 360-degree virtual museum! This unique immersive experience allows guests to explore the museum from anywhere in the world. For the avid space fan, the museum also has exclusive content available in the premium version. Tour today!


  • Neil Boyhood Statue
    Neil Boyhood Statue

    Displays Neil as a young teenager holding a model airplane he would've created. This is one of two statues commissioned for the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary. Sculptor: Chas Fagan

  • Armstrong Air & Space Museum
    Armstrong Air & Space Museum

    The museum resembles a futuristic moon base. The design of the architect, a Wapakoneta native, was selected from a national contest.

  • Aeronca 7AC Champion Airplane
    Aeronca Champion

    Armstrong took his first flying lessons at age 15 in the Aeronca 7AC Champion airplane, manufactured in Middletown, Ohio.

  • Gemini VII and Apollo Mock Ups
    Apollo & Gemini Capsules

    Visitors can peer inside replica of the Apollo capsule or sit in a replica Gemini from sunrise to dusk.

  • Gemini VIII Spacecraft Capsule
    Gemini VIII Spacecraft

    This Gemini capsule was Neil Armstrong’s first spacecraft. In 1966, he and copilot David Scott conducted the first docking in space.

Neil Armstrong

As space exploration has evolved, so have the exhibits at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. But the focus has remained the same: to stand not only as a repository of Ohio's aeronautical history and a monument to Ohio's contribution to aviation and space exploration, but also as a tribute to Ohioan Neil Armstrong, whose "one small step for a man" was indeed a "giant leap for mankind."

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Armstrong Event

The museum will be open special for Presidents Day on Monday, February 19th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Visit Our Museum Store

Find something for everyone at our Museum Store.
We have plenty to offer from apparel, collectables, books, posters, rockets, and toys!

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Help us transform lives through the power of space and science education—inside the Museum, in our schools and beyond—with your support of  the Armstrong Air & Space Museum.

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Hours of Operation



Monday:           CLOSED

Tuesday:          CLOSED

Wednesday:     10:00 – 5:00 PM

Thursday:         10:00 – 5:00 PM

Friday:              10:00 – 5:00 PM

Saturday:          10:00 – 5:00 PM

Sunday:            10:00 – 5:00 PM


The museum will resume operating seven days a week on April 1st.

The museum will be closed for construction from January 2 through January 12. 



Gemini VIII Spacecraft


On March 16, 1966, command pilot Neil Armstrong and pilot David Scott successfully docked their Gemini VIII spacecraft, the first-ever linking of two spacecraft together in Earth orbit.

Apollo 11 Moon Rock


While on their historic Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin collected lunar samples to bring back to Earth to be tested, including the one our museum has on display.

Armstrong's Spacesuits


Neil Armstrong spacesuits from the Gemini and Apollo missions are on display in the museum for all to see. Come have a closer look!