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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
  • Trinity Tower Replica
  • 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

Presidents Day Camp - February 19

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Eureka: Simple Machines & Physics Edition" on February 19 for Presidents Day. In this one-day break from school, students 6-12 years old will build super structures using their own creativity, basic design principles and simple machines. They will also learn about the properties of building shapes and materials through hands-on experimentation.

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Discover STEM Day - Saturday, February 10

On Saturday, February 10, from 10 am to 3 pm, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will welcome families and Scouts for a day of engineering fun! Visitors will experience the finest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). All activities are kid-friendly, completely interactive and designed to spark interest in the scientific fields of science and engineering.

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Einstein Gala - Saturday, March 31

The Einstein Gala is New Mexico’s biggest science party of the year! This prestigious black-tie event is the Museum’s most important fundraising event and features a cocktail reception with an amazing silent auction filled with the most unique items in Albuquerque, a delicious dinner experience among some of the most brilliant minds in science and history and thrilling entertainment featuring science experiments that will knock your socks off!

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