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Museum Operating Hours on Tuesday July 16 are 9:32 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Armstrong Air and Space Museum Front Exterior
    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.

  • Soviet Union Sputnik Satellite

    1957, this satellite launched the Space Race and set America reeling. Sputnik was the first artificial satellite and showed the Soviet Unions lead.

  • Gemini Space Capsule Replica
    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.

Apollo 11 Anniversary

The Apollo 11 50th Celebration is throughout the year of 2019 within Wapakoneta & surrounding communities.

First on the Moon Stamp

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Summer Moon Festival

10 days of celebration within Wapakoneta! See information about events taking place downtown and at the museum.

2019 Summer Moon Festival

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Run to the Moon

The Run to the Moon 5k, 1k, and 1 Mile Fun Run will take place on July 20, 2019. You can meet five Ohio astronauts! Follow link for more information and sign up. 

Moon imprint

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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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Summer Moon Festival

Community Event

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, July 19-21 at the Armstrong Air and

Support the Museum

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

From October to March:
Tuesday - Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday: Closed

From April to September:
Monday - Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Open 9:30 AM - 5 PM all other holidays.

Gemini VIII


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


Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their historic Moon landing back in 1969, while on the moon they managed to collect moon rocks.

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!

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