TUKWILA, April 11, 2019—Moon Rocks chocolate bars anyone? In conjunction with the Museum’s Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition, from April 13-Sept. 2, dozens of local businesses, restaurants, attractions and organizations will offer stellar space-themed products, special promotions and events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing under the moniker Seattle’s Summer of Space.

The Northwest’s top producers of food and drinks will feature new local brews and spirits, sodas, ice creams, chocolates and more, while attractions, hotels and restaurants will offer discounts and special Seattle’s Summer of Space events. All of the partner specials and calendar of events can be found on the dedicated website: www.seattlessummerofspace.org

Partners include Elysian Brewing, Hyatt Regency Seattle, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream, Smith Brothers Farms, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, Pacific Science Center, Jones Soda, Heritage Distilling Co., Daniel’s Broiler, iFly Seattle, Museum of Glass, Sky View Observatory, Taco Time Northwest, Starfire Sports, Wild Waves Theme & Water Park, Woodland Park Zoo, and more.

For more information, and to find out how to participate in Seattle’s Summer of Space, contact The Museum of Flight’s Ashley Messmer at amessmer@museumofflight.org

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission
Presented in partnership with National Air and Space Museum and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission features original Apollo 11-flown objects, interactives and unique artifacts, including dozens of NASA and Russian spaceflight additions from the Museum’s renowned collection. Highlighting the exhibition is the historic NASA Apollo 11 command module, Columbia. Visitors can see the spaceship up close like never before, and can explore its intricate interior with an interactive 3-D tour created from the Smithsonian’s high-resolution scans. Open with the exhibit is a new indoor playground for children, Tranquility Base, where they can enter their own command module and talk to mission control. The Museum will also present a series of Apollo-themed programs and events during the April 13-Sept. 2 run of the exhibition.