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Is there any museum that has a Apollo spacecraft that I can visit? I'm interested in this kind of spacecrafts because they have a really impressive history, e.g. they are said to be used for the first moon landing.

I would prefer a museum in Europe, but USA would also be okay.

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The capsules from Soyuz - Apollo flight used to be and Apollo 11 command module is at the Smithsonian Air and Space museum.

A quick search also gives a list of all remaining Apollo spacecraft and their locations based on that there is only one in Europe in London.

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The London Science Museum also has a full size replica of the Apollo 11 Eagle lander. –  e100 Apr 2 '12 at 16:37
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Field Guide to American Spacecraft is a great resource for this. There are many, many spacecraft in various museums, and quite a few of the test modules and mockups have been restored to better condition than they started, so that they can be display pieces.

The spacecraft in Europe are:

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The museum for all things space, including just so, so much from Apollo and other missions - is the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Highly recommend.

Even just seeing their "rocket garden" is incredible, but all the Apollo stuff, including a GIGANTIC Saturn V rocket you can walk under as it hangs horizontally in a large hanger is amazing. Go to the actual Apollo moon landing control room. And see the Shuttle pads, Vehicle Assembly Building (4th largest in world by volume), and even meet past astronauts.

Now as for your specific question, you'd go to the building with the Saturn V rocket called the Apollo / Saturn V center. In addition to the rocket, there's the Apollo 14 command module, an unused service module and an unused Lunar module.

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Can I there also see the scene where they made the moon-landing video? –  RoflcoptrException Mar 30 '12 at 12:07
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@RoflcoptrException - There are 6 main studios that were used to make the moon-landing videos. All are quite a long way away from KSC. They are located at the Sea of Tranquility, the Ocean of Storms, Fra Mauro, Hadley Rille, Descartes & Taurus-Littrow. If you are unable to make the journey to visit them yourself you can do the next best thing and visit several of them by proxy by bouncing a LASER beam off the corner reflectors at a number of the sites. These allow you to be certain that you are in fact visiting a site that has indisputably been visited before. –  Russell McMahon Mar 14 '13 at 10:51
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