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.

Trinity Tour, October 7, 2017

Join the museum as we lead our annual bus tour to the historically significant Trinity Site on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Tour participants will walk to Ground Zero, see Jumbo and will become immersed in history through the insights provided by Museum docents regarding the scientific pioneers of the Manhattan Project. Reserve your seat today!

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STEaM Photography Competition - Photos NOW Accepted!

Submit your science, technology, engineering, art or mathematics photographs for the chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to have your work on display at our museum. Entry deadline is September 1, 2017.

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Critical Assembly Exhibit, Open through October 15

A special exhibition where visitors will step back in time to a pivotal point in history, and experience pure science through pure art. Explore and study the recreations of the super secrets from the Manhattan Project's atomic bomb in this mesmerizing exhibit.

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