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Education Guide 2015-2016

Choose from Museum classroom programs, tours, outreach at your site, or professional development. Classes from kindergarten up are welcome at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, and the many educational programs we have to offer for all age groups is sure to get your students thinking, talking, and imagining


Discover STEM Week 2017

Discover STEM Week is an annual celebration of all things STEM - science, technology, engineering and math. During this week, the Museum will host students in grades 4-8 for hands-on activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Our 2017 Discover STEM event will take place the week of February 6-10, 2017. 

Applications for schools wishing to attend Discover STEM 2017 will be available in November 2016. If you have questions, please contact Rachael Cutrufello, Director of Education, at rcutrufello@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.


Nuclear Science Week 2016

Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is a national, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. Nuclear Science Week 2016 will take place the week of October 17-21. During this week, the Museum invites students in grades 6-12 with their schools to visit the Museum for special activities themed around nuclear science. Field trips during this time include free busing and admission for accepted groups thanks to the generous support of our donors.

Application for Nuclear Science Week will be available in late August 2016. If you have questions, please contact Rachael Cutrufello, Director of Education, at rcutrufello@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

Summer Camp

Register today for our "Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp, taking place May 31 - August 5, 2016, for children 6-16 years. These week-long sessions include topics such as "Atomic Comics," "Get Glowing," "Voyage to the Deep" and more!

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America's Road: The Journey of Route 66

Visitors will share in the history and fascination of one of the world's most famous highways, and everyone will experience stories, artifacts, music, images and interactive components that tell the story of the iconic Route 66, May 14 through September 25.

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Movie Under the Wings

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for an amazing outdoor event featuring "Top Gun,” and the opportunity to sit inside our refurbished F-16 Fighting Falcon! Saturday, June 18, 2016.

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Membership Camp