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The Moon Adventure: Events programme and related events

All events are free. If you have any questions, please contact engagement@iop.org or call 0207 470 4915.


Cartoon image of the Moon

NASA Moon rocks

Tuesday 6, Friday 9, Tuesday 20, Friday 23, Tuesday 27, Friday 30 August
11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9BU

We are very excited to have some of the Moon rocks brought back by the Apollo missions, on loan from NASA and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. Visit the exhibition for your chance to hold the rocks in their special case and take a closer look using USB microscopes.

We also have Moon soil, lunar and Mars meteorites, plus fossils and samples of Earth rock for comparison, with staff on hand to answer questions.

Note: The Moon rocks will be on display at the above times only.

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Cartoon image of a lunar lander

Family Day: Comic Strips in Space

Saturday 17 August 2019, 11am - 3pm
Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9BU

Join us for a special Saturday opening of the IOP building. Visit the exhibition and take part in our hands on experiments and activities including drawing a giant space comic strip with artist Sally Kindberg! If that is not enough there is our exhibition for you to explore, with free snacks and refreshments available throughout the day.

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