Apollo: A Voyage to the Moon Game, 1969-1975

Summary

On July 20, 1969, American astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, became the first to land on the moon. Players of this moon landing-inspired board game could participate in the extraordinary space adventure of these Apollo 11 astronauts. The object of the game was to be the first to "land" on the moon, collect moon rocks, and return safely to earth.

On July 20, 1969, American astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, became the first to land on the moon. Players of this moon landing-inspired board game could participate in the extraordinary space adventure of these Apollo 11 astronauts. The object of the game was to be the first to "land" on the moon, collect moon rocks, and return safely to earth.

Artifact

Board game (Game set)

Date Made

1969-1975

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Museum Display

Object ID

95.80.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic
Wood (Plant Material)

Color

Blue
Red
White (Color)
Yellow

Dimensions

Height: 1.375 in

Width: 18.25 in

Length: 9.25 in

Inscriptions

Printed on box lid: APOLLO A VOYAGE TO THE MOON / AN AWARENESS GAME OF KNOWLEDGE AND CHANCE

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