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Where is the Museum located?
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is located at 601 Eubank at Southern Blvd. SE, six blocks south of Central Ave in Albuquerque. We are just east of Kirtland Air Force Base and in the Sandia Science and Technology Park. The exit off of Interstate 40 is #165. Our zip code is 87123. The phone number is (505) 245-2137.
What are the admission fees to get into the museum?
Adults 18-59 - $8
Seniors 60+ - $7
Youth 6-17 - $7
Active Military (and dependents) - $6
Veterans - $7
Children 5 and under - Free
What are the hours of operation?
The museum is open daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Is photography allowed inside the museum?
Yes. Feel free to take as many pictures as you like.
What is the mission of the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History?
The mission of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is to serve as America’s resource for nuclear history and science. The Museum presents exhibits and quality educational programs that convey the diversity of individuals and events that shape the historical and technical context of the nuclear age.
The Museum strives to tell the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of the technology. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the only Smithsonian Affiliate Museum in the city of Albuquerque. The Museum was chartered by Congress in 1991 as the official Atomic Museum of the United States.
The Museum is also a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers. It is a non-profit, 501(c)3, operated by the National Atomic Museum Foundation. The Museum hosts approximately 70,000 guests from around the world each year and presents programs to approximately 10,000 children. The Museum runs a science summer camp program within the state, with 300 day-campers learning about ecology, robotics, flight, engineering, medicine and general science.
We are happy to accommodate your group of seniors, pre-schoolers, Scouts, or anyone interested in learning.
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