List of Apollo lunar sample displays

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This is a list of lunar sample displays from the Apollo program that were distributed through the United States and around the world. They include samples from the Apollo 11 and Apollo 17 missions conducted by NASA.

United States[edit]

Listing
Giftee Apollo 11 Apollo 17 Apollo 15
Alabama Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery[1]
Alaska Alaska State Museum, Juneau
American Samoa Haydon Museum, Pago Pago[2]
Arizona Arizona Historical Society[2] University of Arizona Mineral Museum, Tucson[1]
Arkansas Arkansas Museum of Discovery,[3] Little Rock
California San Diego Air & Space Museum[3]
Colorado Colorado State Capitol Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, Golden[1]
Connecticut Museum of Connecticut History, Hartford[1][2]
Delaware [2] Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs[1]
District of Columbia National Air and Space Museum, National Cathedral Space Window
Florida Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee[1][2]
Georgia State Capitol Building, Atlanta[2] Fernbank Science Center, Atlanta[1]
Guam Guam Museum, Hagatna[2]
Hawaii Hawaii State Archives
Idaho Idaho State Historical Society, Boise[1][2]
Illinois Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Indiana Indiana State Museum[1][2]
Iowa State Historical Museum, Des Moine[1][2]
Kansas Kansas Museum of History, Topeka[1][2]
Kentucky Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort[1][2]
Louisiana
Maine Maine State Museum[1][2]
Maryland Maryland State Archives, Annapolis[1][2]
Massachusetts Museum of Science, Boston[1][2]
Michigan Michigan Historical Museum, Lansing[2]
Minnesota Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul[1][2]
Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson[1][2]
Missouri Missouri State Museum[1][2]
Montana Montana Historical Society, Helena[1][2]
Nebraska University of Nebraska State Museum
Nevada Nevada State Museum, Carson City[1]
New Hampshire McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord[4]
New Jersey New Jersey State Museum, Trenton
New Mexico Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell
New York New York State Museum, Albany[5]
North Carolina North Carolina Museum of History[6] North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh[6][7][8] Museum of Life and Science, Durham
North Dakota State Historical Society, Bismarck[1][2]
Northern Marianas Islands
Ohio Ohio Historical Center, Columbus[2]
Oklahoma Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City[1][2]
Oregon Oregon State Capitol Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Pennsylvania The State Museum of Pennsylvania[1][2]
Puerto Rico La Fortaleza, San Juan[2]
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah Clark Planetarium, Salt Lake City
Vermont Vermont Historical Society, Barre[1][2]
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Washington (State) Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma[1]
West Virginia State Morgantown
Wisconsin Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison
Wyoming Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne[1]

International[edit]

Listing
Giftee Apollo 11 Apollo 17 Apollo 15
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Argentina Planetario Galileo Galilei, Buenos Aires[2]
Australia National Archives of Australia, Canberra[2] National Museum of Australia, Canberra[1]
Austria Technisches Museum Wien, Vienna[2] Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna[1]
Barbados
Belgium Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences, Brussels
Bhutan
Bolivia Planetario Max Schreier, La Paz[1]
Botswana
Brazil Unknown[3] Bagé
Bulgaria National Museum of Natural History, Sofia[1]
Burma
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada Unknown[3] Canada Science and Technology Museum
Cambodia
Central African Republic
Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Colombo
Chad
Chile Eduardo Frei Montalva's Historic House Museum, Santiago[2] Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago[1]
China
Colombia Planetario Distrital, Bogotá [1][2]
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo (Kinshasa)
Costa Rica Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose[1][2]
Cuba
Cyprus
Czechoslovakia Vojenský historický ústav, Prague[2]
Dahomey
Denmark Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen[1][2]
Dominican Republic Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo[1][2]
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador MUNA, Zona Rosa[1]
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia
Finland Urho Kekkonen Museum Tamminiemi, Helsinki[2] GTK, Otaniemi[1]
France Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Nantes[1] Palais de la Découverte, Paris[1]
Gabon
Gambia
Germany Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt[2] Deutsches Museum, Munich[1] Technik Museum, Speyer[9]
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala Ministry of Culture and Sport, Guatemala City[2]
Guyana National Museum of Guyana, Georgetown[1]
Haiti
Honduras Unknown[3] Tegucigalpa
Hungary Magyar Természettudományi Múzeum, Budapest[1][2]
Iceland The Exploration Museum, Húsavík
India Parliament Museum, New Delhi[1]
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland Dunsink[fn 1] National Museum of Ireland
Israel
Italy Museo Nazionale Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci", Milan[1]
Jamaica
Japan National Museum, Tokyo[1][2]
Jordan
Kenya
Korea National Museum of Korea, Seoul[2] National Science Museum, Daejeon[1]
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia Natural History Museum, Putrajaya[2]
Maldives
Mali
Malta Gozo Museum
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico Universum, Museo de las Ciencias, Mexico City[1][2]
Monaco
Mongolia
Morocco
Muscat and Oman
Nauru
Nepal National Museum of Nepal, Kathmandu[1][2]
Netherlands (Dutch) National Museum of the History of Science and Medicine, Leiden[1][2]
New Zealand Museum of New Zealand[1][2]
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway Trondheim Science Museum Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland Olsztyńskie Planetarium i Obserwatorium Astronomiczne, Olsztyn[1][2]
Portugal
Romania Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României, Bucharest[2]
Rwanda Kandt House Museum of Natural History, Kigali[1]
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Singapore Singapore Science Centre[1][2]
Solomon Islands National Museum[1]
Somalia
South Africa Old Parliament Bldg., Cape Town[2] Transvaal Museum, Pretoria[1]
Southern Yemen
Soviet Union Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow[2]
Spain Museo Naval, Madrid[1]
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm[1]
Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich[2] Swiss Museum of Transport, Lucerne[1]
Syria
Taiwan National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung[2]
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey Natural History Museum, Ankara[1]
Uganda
United Kingdom 10 Downing Street, London[2] Natural History Museum, London[11]
Upper Volta
Uruguay Boiso Lanza Air Base[1][2]
Vatican City Vatican Museum[2] Vatican Observatory[1]
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Yugoslavia Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrad[1][2]
Zambia.
United Nations

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Kept at Dunsink Observatory until that was damaged in a 1977 fire, after which it is presumed to have been among the debris dumped in the adjacent landfill site.[10]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be Apollo 11 lunar displays
  3. ^ a b c d e Pearlman, Robert (1999–2012). "Where today are the Apollo 11 goodwill lunar sample displays?". collectspace.com. Retrieved November 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ New Hampshire Apollo 17 Moon Rock
  5. ^ Ahern, Sean (December 3, 2009). "The dark side of the moon rock". spotlightnews.com. Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Price, Jay (July 28, 2010). "State's elusive moon rock soon to become a big star". News & Observer. Raleigh, North Carolina: McClatchey. Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ Price, Jay (July 28, 2010). "North Carolina's moon rock to shine again in state museum". News & Observer. Raleigh, North Carolina: McClatchey. Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ "(article)". Earth magazine: 49. March 2011. 
  9. ^ "The Moon". Technik Museum Speyer, Germany. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "€3.8m treasure hunt under way in Finglas dump". Retrieved 26 February 2016. 
  11. ^ "Moon rock". Natural History Museum. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 

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