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Exhibits

Cold War

The events of the Cold War brought about the nuclear arms race between the USSR and the United States.  Emotions, fears and apprehensions ran at a dangerous level, but peace prevailed. Visitors will learn how close we came to another war before the end of the Cold War. This exhibit explores the eras of the 1950’s to the 1990’s and tracks the expansion of the nuclear weapon complex, the arms control measures used, and world events that lead to the collapse of the Soviet Union and ending of the Cold War era.  Artifacts include bombs, broken arrows and missiles that were contained in stockpiles of the United States, England and USSR.

"Science is Everywhere" Spring Break Camp

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Spring Day Camp 2017 for children who are 6 to 12 years old. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 20-24, 2017. Sessions include "Code of the Robot," "The Upside Down," "Back in Time with Tim," "Science Star," "Get Glowing" and many more!

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EINSTEIN GALA, MARCH 18, 2017

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for New Mexico's biggest science party of the year! This awesome black-tie event features an awesomely unique silent auction, dinner among the most brilliant minds in science and thrilling science experiments that will knock your socks off!

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Critical Assembly Exhibit, Opens February 4

A special exhibition where visitors will step back in time to a pivotal point in history, and experience pure science through pure art. Explore and study the recreations of the super secrets from the Manhattan Project's atomic bomb in this mesmerizing exhibit.

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Membership Camp