Welcome to the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The nation’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field. An intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age.
Exhibits spanning the early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

STEaM Photography Competition - Accepting Entries Now Through August 31

Any individual, from a professional photographer to a student with a camera phone, is invited to share their photographic talent and eye for everything that is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEaM) for a chance for a cash prize and to have their work on display this fall at our museum!

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Summer Camp - May 29 - August 10

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp 2018 for children who are 6 to 12 years old. Experience the wonders of science in week-long sessions, May 29 - August 10. Sessions include "Code of the Robot," "Chemistry and Intrigue," "Science of the X-scape," "STEMinists," "Spy Kids" and many more!

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Paint a Plane with Relax...It's Just Art - July 19

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is partnering with Relax...It's Just Art on Thursday, July 19 from 6 to 9 pm, to have a fun night of painting one of the museum's iconic aircraft, the B-47E Stratojet. Relax...It's Just Art encourages creativity and relaxation while the instructor walks you through the designated painting, step-by-step. This amazing company wants everyone to go home with a painting they love, and they encourage you to customize your own painting!

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