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Exhibits

Atomic Culture/ Pop Culture

Every visitor will be entertained while viewing the cultural items surrounding the dawning of the Atomic Age!  This exhibit presents a lighter look at the impact of atomic discovery on our culture including the music we listen to and the movies and television we watch.  Products such as toys, games, food and appliances were often influenced in modern design and name by the atomic world.  The exhibit features a fascinating collection of materials from our past which are both nostalgic and historic and showcases the products that helped shape American’s ideas surrounding atomic power.

STEaM Photography Competition - Accepting Entries Now Through August 31

Any individual, from a professional photographer to a student with a camera phone, is invited to share their photographic talent and eye for everything that is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEaM) for a chance for a cash prize and to have their work on display this fall at our museum!

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Nuclear Science Week - October 15-19

Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is an international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. The NSW Big Event will be taking place here in Albuquerque, October 15-19, and many of the events are open to the public!

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$martPath Teacher Training - September 15

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be hosting a workshop on $martPath, a new, online teaching resource for grades 1-8 geared towards economic and financial education. At the workshop, teachers will receive a walkthrough of the award-winning platform and discuss best practices for implementing $martPath in their classroom.

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