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Freedom Festival - Museum of the Moon

  • Hull Minster South Church Side Hull, England, HU1 1RU United Kingdom (map)

Please note there are a number of ticketed events for the Moon between the 11th September to the 15th September 2018. Unrestricted viewing will be between 10am and 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. Ticketed events are Tuesday (from 5pm), Thursday, Friday and Saturday (from 7pm). We will be open until 10pm Wednesday night.

For details of the events under the moon please go to our events page or our facebook page for more information.


Marvel at the moon, in this new touring artwork

A fusion of lunar imagery, moonlight and surround sound, come marvel at the Museum of the Moon, a new touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram.

Measuring seven metres in diameter and featuring detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface, each centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the moon’s surface.

Created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award winning composer Dan Jones, The Museum of the Moon will collect new musical compositions and a collection of personal responses, stories and mythologies.

To celebrate the installation, Freedom Festival will present an accompanying programme of lunar inspired events, talks and happenings beneath the moon.

Museum of the Moon by artist Luke Jerram, co-commissioned by a number of creative organisations brought together by Luke Jerram and Norfolk & Norwich Festival. These include: At-Bristol, Kimmel Center, Lakes Alive, Provincial Domain Dommelhof, Brighton Festival, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Without Walls, Les Tombées de la Nuit, Rennes and Cork Midsummer Festival. The artwork has also been created in partnership with the UK Space Agency, University of Bristol and The Association for Science and Discovery Centres.

Supported by the Without Walls Associate Touring Network, British Science Association and the InSitu network.

Open Daily as follows;

Thursday 30th August 17:00 - 22:00
Friday 31st August - Saturday 14th September 10:00 - 22:00

*Closed Monday 10th September

**Entry into Hull Minster to see the Moon during ticketed events is limited to visitors with tickets to the events. To see a full schedule of ticketed events, visit our calendar page; click here.

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Minster Kids' Holiday Club