A Trip to the Moon

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing during a special open house with the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History!

Saturday, July 20, 2019  |  7-9:30 p.m.
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission | All Ages | No-Host Bar with ID
In partnership with Astronomy on Tap Santa Cruz

Join experts on a voyage of discovery through astrophysics, selenology (the study of the moon), the history of the first moon landing, and more during this free open house exploring the science of space. Featuring games, screenprinting, photobooth, music, no-host bar, and more!


UC Santa Cruz Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics | Explore astrophysics through a series of demos led by the folks who put on Astronomy on Tap Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences | Gavin and Graham, our “Geology Gents” who host the Museum’s monthly Rockin’ Pop-Up, will explore selenology through interactive activities
Santa Cruz Public Libraries | Learn about the Libraries’ Lendable Telescope Program while interacting with telescopes
Space Slugs | Meet the local teens who won this year’s Lockheed Martin Most Creative Design competition