Borrowing NASA Exhibits or Artifacts
Several NASA centers offer museums and other informal education providers the means to request a loan of NASA exhibit displays or artifacts.
NASA Exhibit Program
The NASA Exhibit Program excites the Nation's public about the success of the Agency's programs through hands-on and participatory adventures in science, aeronautics and exploration of space. The NASA Exhibit Program is managed by NASA's Division of Strategic Communications.
Washington, DC 20546
NASA HQ serves educational communities throughout the U.S. and internationally.
The Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA’s Headquarters sponsors traveling exhibits that highlight NASA's role in aviation research and development.
Mr. James E. Hull, Manager of Exhibits and Artifacts, is also available to provide advice on NASA exhibits or artifacts that might be touring. He may be contacted at:
Washington, DC 20546
NASA’s Glenn Research Center
21000 Brookpark Road
Cleveland, OH 44135
GRC primarily serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Exhibits available include panel exhibits, scale models, inflatables, interactive/instructional demonstrators, moon rocks and spaceflight accessories.
Requests from other states will be considered if they are submitted to the assigned NASA center.
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
8800 Greenbelt Road - Code 130
Greenbelt, Md 20771
GSFC primarily serves Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, D.C.
Exhibits available include a variety of traveling exhibits as well as lunar rock and meteorite samples.
NASA’s Johnson Space Center
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058
JSC primarily serves Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas.
Exhibits available include displays, spacecraft models, spacesuits and various space artifacts.
When other NASA centers are unable to satisfy requests, Johnson may serve additional states and countries.
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, Alabama 35812
MSFC primarily serves Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa.
Exhibits available include models, artifacts, artwork and floor displays.
National Air and Space Museum →
Independence Ave at 4th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20560
The National Air and Space Museum serves museums in the United States and in other countries.
NASA is a major sponsor of permanent exhibits at the National Air and Space Museum. Thousands of artifacts, including rockets, spacesuits, artwork, documents and photographs are available through a loan program.