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Museum Education Staff

The Museum’s Education Department is staffed by professionals with years of experience in all levels of education and multiple areas of curriculum. From a school tour, to a camp session, to workshops for teachers, our Educators are well-versed in nuclear science and history—and in the needs of the community.

For further information, please contact:

Director of Education: Joyce Whelchel, 505-245-2137, extension 101,  jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Enrichment Coordinator: Mollie Fullerton, 505-245-2137, extension 120 or mfullerton@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Educator: David Gibson, 505-245-2137, extension 127, dgibson@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Educator: Estrelitta Romero, 505-245-2137, extension 134, eromero@nuclearmuseum.org

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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B-47E Stratojet Restoration

Help us restore New Mexico’s only Boeing B-47E Stratojet, serial number 53-2280, one of only 23 surviving B-47 airplanes in existence! This airplane will be the focus of a special initiative within “Operation Preservation” – a multi-year campaign to repaint and refurbish the iconic aircraft in the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, Heritage Park.

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Movie Under the Wings - June 16

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for Movie Under the Wings, an amazing outdoor event featuring the blockbuster movie, “Apollo 13.” Saturday, June 16, under the airplanes in Heritage Park. Doors will open at 7:30 pm for this unique museum experience, and the movie will begin at dark.

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