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For Teachers

Funding for Bus Transportation - March 2017

The Association of Science-Technology Centers has provided the museum with funding to cover bus transportation for a limited number of school groups in March, 2017. Teachers may learn more and apply for this opportunity here. 

Applications will be accepted through February 5, 2017.


Education Guide 2016-2017

 The 2016-2017 Education Guide is now available!

School groups of all ages are welcome to visit the Museum, and classes of 2nd grade and up may experience the best in science and history educational programming. The many programs we have to offer are sure to get your students thinking, talking and imagining. 


Museum Scavenger Hunt

Visiting the Museum with your group? Download the Museum exhibit scavenger hunt documents (Observation & Discovery and Seek & Find) in advance for your group to complete during your self-guided tour. 


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 Discover STEM Week are no longer being accepted at this time. Please direct any questions to Felicia Savage, Director of Education, at fsavage@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.

The application period for Nuclear Science Week 2016 has ended. Thank you to all teachers who applied! Applications for the 2017 Nuclear Science Week event will be available in late August, 2017. Please direct any questions to Felicia Savage, Director of Education, at fsavage@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 101.

Discover STEM Day, February 11

Join the museum for a day of engineering fun, taking place on Saturday, February 11, from 10 am to 3 pm! Join local scientists and engineers in experiments and hands-on activities such as LED artwork, making snap circuits, making ice cream with liquid nitrogen and much more! All activities are kid-friendly and designed to spark interest in STEM!

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EINSTEIN GALA, MARCH 18, 2017

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for New Mexico's biggest science party of the year! This awesome black-tie event features an awesomely unique silent auction, dinner among the most brilliant minds in science and thrilling science experiments that will knock your socks off!

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Critical Assembly Exhibit, Opens February 4

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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