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Exhibits to Rent

Are you with an organization searching for unique, less expensive exhibit alternatives? The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s Traveling Exhibit Service has four small, wall-mounted, less expensive alternatives to big budget exhibits! Exhibits normally rent for $1,500 per venue and feature unique and interesting topics. Use these exhibits to complete larger exhibit walls, small exhibit areas or special celebrations such as Black History Month and Women’s History Month. CLICK HERE for a brief overview of the available exhibits to rent.

To learn more about exhibit schedules and fees, contact:
Ryan Painter, Exhibit Technician
(505) 245-2137 extension 123
email: rpainter@nuclearmuseum.org


Propaganda: The Power of Lies

Persuading the public became a wartime industry as words, posters and films waged a constant, more subtle form of warfare that fought for the hearts and minds of its citizenry. An aggressive propaganda campaign with strategies to galvanize public support helped to sustain the war effort throughout the world-shaking events of World War II.

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Inspired Excellence: The story of Marie Sklodowska Curie and Lise Meitner

This exhibit reveals how two women endured incredible challenges during an era when women were not welcome in the field of scientific discovery.

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Atoms for Peace

"Atoms for Peace" contains portions of several lithographic public-relations-oriented fine art print programs created for the General Dynamics Corp. in the 1950's and 1960's. The prints depict Nitsche's interpretations of nuclear energy uses, modern technologies for the era, and feature posters created for promotion of nuclear energy in foreign countries, which are imprinted in the languages of those regions.

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African Americans in World War II

Over 2.5 million African Americans served in all branches of service, and in all Theaters of Operations during World War II. Despite extensive discrimination and segregation, they met the challenge, persevered and served with distinction and honor.

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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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B-52B Stratofortress Restoration

The Museum will restore the exterior of its B-52B Stratofortress this Spring and Summer! With a surface area of over 2/3 of an acre, and with paint costing $460 per gallon, this will be a huge undertaking. Help us restore this iconic aircraft today!

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Asian Heritage Event

Join us for one of the most beautiful events of the year! Come celebrate the 20th Annual Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Festival on Saturday, May 14, from 10 am to 3 pm. A day of dancing, martial arts, food sampling, origami and more!

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