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Festival of Flight flags flying outside of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum


Join the Armstrong Air & Space Museum for variety of activities and events every year: 

Engineer Camp (June)
During camp sessions campers study robotics, programming, and work in engineering challenges. Camp tuition includes model rocket, tee shirt, take-home crafts, one pizza lunch, and certificate. Participants have a chance to visit with local high school robotics teams to see how students work on robots and join in competition.

For participants entering 4th-8th grades.

Contact for more information.

Summer Moon Festival (July)
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, July 19-21 at the Armstrong Air Space Museum and throughout Wapakoneta, hometown of the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong. Enjoy presentations from astronauts, exhibits from NASA, aviation inflatables, free activities, science demonstrations, face painting, mini golf, your favorite Star Wars characters, live entertainment, the Lima Area Concert Band, animals from an area zoo, the Run to the Moon races, and so much more!

Young Astronaut Program (September to May)
Learn about space, science, and engineering in a casual and fun small-group setting. Hands-on activities, arts and crafts, and guided play let children from kindergarten through 6th grade explore their interest in all things space.

Meets twice a month, select weeks, beginning Sept. 27 and ending in May.

Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm: grades 4-6

Saturdays 10-11 am: grades K-1,12-1 pm: grades 2-3

Program cost is $50.00 per child to enroll for the '18-'19 year.

Contact for an application today!

Boo On The Moon(October)
Join us for an unearthly evening at the museum! Come in costume and trick-or-treat through the exhibits, haunted classroom and spooky Astro Theatre. Guests can also enjoy refreshments, pumpkin roll races and mummy bowling outside the museum.

Admission is required to tour the museum - those in costume will receive HALF OFF admission.

Grand Illumination (Friday following Thanksgiving)
The Armstrong Air Space Museum will turn on the Christmas lights for a grand illumination. The display will continue nightly at dusk, at approximately 5:30.

The display contains tens of thousands of lights and features, including five rope-light sculptures from 7’ to 20’ high, including a Saturn V rocket and saluting astronaut. Visitors are welcome to explore the many elements across the grounds with several photo opportunities within the display. Please refrain from touching lights, sculptures, or cords. 

The Holiday Lights Display will continue nightly through January 31.