Apollo the Turtle Makes Headlines

  • August 15th, 2014

The Stafford Air and Space Museum recently made the front page of the Weatherford Daily News, but for a totally different reason. The following is the article about the museum’s mascot, Apollo the Turtle.

Making his home at the Weatherford Stafford Air and Space museum, Apollo the Turtle lives a happy life in the Rachel and Noble Amen Courtyard.

“To this day we have no idea how he got into the […]


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“EXCELLENT, worth the stop” Reviewed August 2014

5 of 5 stars

“There are so many small places, shops and museums and such across America, and this is one that desires a stop in. Who knew Tom Stafford grew up in this little town. Very nice, and interesting museum.” Reviewed August 22, 2014

“We stopped in Weatherford on our way through Oklahoma and saw the reviews on TripAdvisor – it is worth stopping for 100%! The exhibits wear simply amazing. Gemini rockets – space capsules and rockets – with some things on loan from the Smithsonian – simply incredible! It is a museum for ALL ages and the displays are spot on close up and soooo interesting to see. Don’t miss this!!! Visitor, March 2013