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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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Hours & Admissions

Hours & Admissions

Museum Hours

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. 

The Museum will close early at 3:00 pm on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.


Museum Admission

Adults 18-59 - $8

Seniors 60+ - $7

Veterans - $7

Youth 6-17 - $7

Children 5 and under - Free

Active Military (and dependents) - $6


Group Tours

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Museum Numbers

Museum Store: (505) 245-2137, ext. 106

Administrative Offices: (505) 245-2137, ext. 103

Group Tours: (505) 245-2137, ext. 103



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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Kids Camp

Kids Camp

Kids have so many questions about the world – down to even the smallest parts. We’re here to answer them with fun, creative activities that will also nourish their imaginations and - who knows – maybe even foster a career in science or medicine. The Museum offers a mulititude of possibilities each winter, spring and summer to enrich your child's life. Visit our camp pages and learn more about what your child can learn when "Science is Everywhere."

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