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USS Hornet: Free Admission Day For Teachers | Alameda

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bay Area teachers with RSVP. Bring a school ID and receive complimentary admission for 2.

USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum | 707 W. Hornet Avenue, Alameda, Ca


Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary | 1969

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, with Neil Armstrong taking the historic first steps on the moon 6 hours later. The first steps on the moon took place at 7:56pm Pacific Time.

Apollo 11 blasted off on July 16, 1969. Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins were the astronauts on Apollo 11. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon.

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong

Fifty years later, the world is remembering the historic mission, and right here in the Bay, our local museums are hosting celebratory anniversary events as well.

Calling all Bay Area Teachers – On July 23rd at 10 am, be a guest and learn all about the exciting education programs available at the USS Hornet. To celebrate the Splashdown 50 Anniversary, all educators are invited to come aboard and visit the amazing museum and participate in STEM demonstrations.

Admissions is free to all Bay Area Teachers. Bring a school ID and receive complimentary admission for 2. Please note, you must pre-register.

STEM Demonstrations:

  • 10:30 AM – STEM Bell Jar Demo – Wardroom
  • 11:00 AM – Engineering Space Tour – Wardroom
  • 12:00 PM – STEM Aviation Demo – Wardroom
  • 1:00 PM – STEM Bell Jar Demo – Wardroom
  • 2:00 PM – STEM Aviation Demo – Wardroom

USS Hornet School Programs

History Programs – Field Trip at Sea, Passport to History, Step into History, Live Aboard Overnight

STEM Programs – Stem to Stern Jr, STEM Night Ops Overnight


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Cost: FREE*
*Free for Bay Area teachers with RSVP. Bring a school ID and receive complimentary admission for 2.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Free Museum Day, Science & Technology
Address: 707 W. Hornet Avenue, Alameda, Ca

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