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The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the New Mexico’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field and a Smithsonian affiliate. Visitors can explore how nuclear science continues to influence our world. The museum strives to...more
I live in DC and am surrounded by high quality museums at home. This museum is up there with the best of them. A great stop for any airplane, military, or history buff! I went about 8 years ago, and again this past weekend, and...More
I stopped here for a visit. The museum admission is not that much for the collection that they have. The museum developed the subject from the beginnings, the reasons and then onto aircraft. The subject matter explanation is targeted for all ages. I do think...More
We spent almost three hours reading about the history behind nuclear science and how that understanding has been applied, both militarily and otherwise (e.g. nuclear power and medicine). The museum is very nicely laid out, and the information is clearly presented and (relatively) easy to...More
My husband is an electrical engineer by education and this was a must stop for us! The museum covers a lot of military uses of nuclear science—including actual equipment used at Los Almos—as well as a section on nuclear medicine, kids space, and moving forward...More
This is a wonderful museum. It takes you from the early history of atomic energy through today. Exhibits include WW II, planes, a children's interactive area, atomic culture, energy sources and nanotechnology. Educational to be sure but very entertaining as well.
This is one just a few Smithsonian museums. It features the development of nuclear weapons including the Manhattan Project (Los Alamos) and nuclear power. Highlights are the refurbished aircraft (and submarine) outside - F16, B-28, B-52 (only one to ever drop a thermonuclear bomb), and...More
THis place captures the history of the development of nuclear sciences in New Mexico as well as the science of it and old air frames to check out. We lived in ABQ For a couple years and my kids did the STEM camp over winter...More