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Curator-led tour of The Moon exhibition

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Tuesday 8th October

The Moon by John Russell, circa 1787

'The Moon' by John Russell, circa 1787 © National Maritime Museum, London 

We invite you to join us for a private view of this major exhibition at the Royal Museums Greenwich, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

The earliest drawings of the moon, made using a telescope, by Thomas Harriott, are loaned from the collection of Lord Egremont, along with key pieces from the Royal Astronomical Society, V&A and Science Museums.

You can see Apollo space programme artefacts from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC as well as the Royal Museums Greenwich's own 100-inch map of the moon by Hugh Percy Wilkins, shown to the public for the first time.

Date: Tuesday 8 October 2019

Time: Meet 11.00am, free time after to explore at leisure.

Venue: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Cost: £10 per head

Guests are warmly welcome.

This event is now fully booked.

01223 767844 / 01223 335843

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