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Gene Cernan costumed character



NASA astronaut Eugene Cernan - better known as Gene - flew aboard the Apollo missions which amazed the world by taking people to the Moon.

Meet our costumed character portraying Gene Cernan and hear about his adventurous journeys into space. Find out what it is like to eat, drink and live in space, and even to walk on the Moon, with plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Ideal for supporting classroom work on space, forces and motion and/or famous people for KS2 and upwards.

The calendar below shows when this event is taking place, however it does not reflect real-time availability of places. Please call us to check.

Booking terms apply.

Complement this event by visiting the Making the Modern World gallery to see the Apollo 10 Command Capsule flown by Gene Cernan. Fnd out more about space travel in the Exploring Space gallery and by watching one of the stunning space-related films in our IMAX Cinema. Follow the links below for more details.

30 minutes
Suitable for:
ages 7-16
Places per session:
40 (incl. adults)
Pre-booking req'd:
Supervisory ratio:
£3 per student (£4 from Sept 2015)

"He tells a good yarn, responds well to questions and, in the moment, it’s incredibly easy to forget he’s an actor. There’s something pupils get from the session that really can’t be got in school."  ITT Tutor, Roehampton University.

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December 2015

DateStarts Ends  
Friday 4 December 201511:30-12:00
Friday 4 December 201512:30-13:00
Friday 4 December 201513:30-14:00