From sprockets to space

Travel (virtually) to the Deke Slayton Museum

Share your love of travel with custom (virtual) tours developed with local treasures, including a tour to Deke Slayton Museum in Monroe County on Dec. 9, 2020. This program is brought to you by Continuing Education and Community Engagement includes a tour of the “Progression of Transportation” with artifacts ranging from bicycles to planes to space memorabilia. 80 bicycles on display span the history of bicycling throughout the centuries. It also showcases a collection of space memorabilia from Sparta native Deke Slayton, who was one of America’s first astronauts, including a real piece of the moon. The cost is $15. See more and tour sprockets to space!