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17th Annual Einstein Society Gala

The Museum will host a beautiful evening celebrating many accomplishments within the Nuclear industry and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Read More »

Honored to have Received Highest National Recognition

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History has achieved accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum. Read More »

New Exhibit Rolling into the Museum this February

Come and enjoy the special exhibit Roll, Drop, Bounce; an active learning laboratory that provides ball-tossing, wheel-spinning fun for all ages! Read More »

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Trinity Tour

Trinity Tour

Trinity Tour

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History leads a bus tour to the hisotrically significant Trinity Site on the first Saturday of April each year. 

Tour participants walk to Ground Zero, view Jumbo (code name for the 214-ton Thermos shaped steel and concrete container designed to hold the precious plutonium core of the Trinity device in case of a nuclear mis-fire), and enter the historic McDonald Ranch House. While on the bus, docents will also provide insight into historical events and the scientific pioneers of the Manhattan project. The tour includes lunch at the Burger Bodega in Socorro and a talk entitled "Going to war with the atomic bomb."

Cost for the tour is $75 per person. To make a reservation for the next trip, please call Molly Brunell at 505-245-2137, extension 109

Membership

Membership

As a member, you can contribute to the unique experience we offer, and help educate and inspire visitors like yourself for years to come. In addition to unlimited free visits at our museum and free admission to science museums across the country, members receive special benefits ranging from discounts at our gift store, to extra guest passes, to special members only events. Join at a level you’re comfortable with, and become a member today!

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SHOP THE MUSEUM STORE

SHOP THE MUSEUM STORE

Our store provides a distinctive mix of products that are a fun and educational extension of the Museum’s mission. You will find signature products celebrating the Museum’s new facility, exhibit-inspired merchandise, jewelry, gifts and toys, DVDs, scholarly and popular publications for all ages and tastes.

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