Thousands of people are gaining free admission to the Cincinnati Museum Center to honor Neil Armstrong.
Museum officials say more than 2,000 visitors viewed the exhibit at the Museum of Natural History & Science on Sunday.
Armstrong, the first man on the moon, died Saturday in Cincinnati at 82. The Ohioan commanded the historic landing of the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the moon on July 20, 1969.
Armstrong chose the museum to receive a moon rock from his Apollo 11 mission. That rock is on permanent display along with replicas of Armstrong's space ship and tools.
The museum is offering free admission through Labor Day in his honor.
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