‘SPACE: A Journey to Our Future’ lifts off Nov. 5 at Gerald R. Ford Museum

spaceajourneyFrom Nov. 5, 2016, through May 29, 2017, visitors to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl St. NW in Grand Rapids will experience the sights and sounds of space exploration through live performances, easy-to-use interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art projection and audio technology.


The SPACE: A Journey to Our Future exhibition immerses visitors in the discoveries of the past and introduces them to today’s explorers who are shaping our destiny in the universe. Ride a lunar module simulator on a journey to the surface of the moon and visit a simulated scientific base camp on Mars.


Although SPACE is geared to young people ages 9 to 17, visitors of all ages will enjoy learning about space exploration.


The 12,000-square-foot exhibition is one of the largest touring space exhibits ever developed. Over the next four years, it will visit Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco.

U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters will open the exhibit Nov. 10 at 7 pm.

Make your reservation at 616.254.0384 or at ford_events@nara.gov.




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