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Heritage Park

The 9-acre outdoor Heritage Park is one of the most popular attractions of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Complete with planes, rockets, missiles, cannons and nuclear sub sail, this exhibit will attract plane buffs and historians alike. The Museum collection is the largest aircraft collection for public viewing in the state of New Mexico.

Here is the list of items on display:

  • 280 MM Atomic Cannon (Atomic Annie)
  • B-29 Superfortress
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • F-105D Thunder Chief
  • B-52B Stratofortress
  • B-47 Stratojet
  • A-7 (TA-TC or A-7TAC-NAW) Corsair II
  • Mk17 Bomb
  • B-58 Pod (carries a weapon or extra fuel)
  • Honest John Motorized Launcher
  • Nike Hercules Air Defense Missile
  • Bomarc Air Defense Missile
  • Mace Cruise Missile
  • Matador Cruise Missile
  • Snark Cruise Missile
  • Titan II Missile and Trailer
  • Jupiter Missile and Trailer
  • Peackeeper MX Missile
  • Mk53 Bomb
  • A-3 Polaris Missile
  • Hound Dog Cruise Missile
  • Thor Missile and Trailer
  • Minuteman Missile
  • USS James K. Polk Submarine Sail

Take a Trip to Mars! October 29 & 30

Come and visit Mars with us in Lockheed Martin's Generation Beyond: Mars Experience Bus, a virtual reality experience that provides the opportunity to “travel” to Mars, taking visitors on a tour along the surface of the Red Planet on Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30, from 9 am to 5 pm each day.

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Veterans Day Camp, November 11

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host a very special one-day "Science is Everywhere" Day Camp on Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, from 9 am to 4 pm. Students, ages 6-12, can enjoy their one-day break from school by experiencing "Superhero Training Camp."

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STEaM Photography Competition

We will host a photo art exhibit that invited members of the community to share their photographic talent and eye for everything that is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEaM). Notification of juror’s selected photographs for exhibition will be sent out by October 7, 2016.

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Membership Camp