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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, contact Joyce Whelchel, Director of Education, at 505-245-2137, extension 101, or jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org;  the Museum’s Enrichment Coordinator, at extension 120; or Museum Educator, David Gibson, at extension 127.

Nuclear After Dark - Trinity Files, October 6, 2017

Become immersed in history and visit the museum after hours as we premiere our replica of the 100ft Trinity Tour, host an outdoor screening of "Modern Marvels" The Manhattan Project, welcome local food trucks and brewery and invite visitors of all ages to learn, think, imagine and draw your own conclusions. 

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STEaM Photography Competition - Notification of Selected Photos is September 27

All photographers who submitted photos for the 2017 STEaM Photography Show will be notified no later than September 27 if their work has been accepted into the STEaM Photo Exhibition. Click here for more information.

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Nuclear Science Week, October 16-20

During Nuclear Science 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.

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