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Science is Everywhere Camp

Kids have so many questions about the world – down to even the smallest parts. We’re here to answer them with fun, creative activities that will also nourish their imaginations and - who knows – maybe even foster a career in science or medicine. Our future as a world depends on how we pass on the knowledge of nuclear science to the next generation, and we believe in offering an accessible, unbiased, and accurate window for kids and grown-ups alike.

The wonder of science comes alive during the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s Science is Everywhere Science Kids Camps. Learn more about robots, biology, forensics, engineering, chemistry, physics, weird science and more.

The Museum offers camps during the winter, spring and summer breaks. The camps are divided by age or grade groupings based on content. Camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.  Multitudes of children have learned science is exciting and fun during these week-long learning adventures.

To make a reservation, call 505.245.2137 ext. 103. 


The museum will be implementing a Camper Code of Conduct for the summer of 2017. Parents and guardians will receive a copy of the camper code of conduct to review with their camper a week before their child’s camp begins.

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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