Closure Update due to COVID-19

We are committed to providing our visitors with safe and enjoyable visits, and it is for this reason the museum interior remains closed under the state's supervision. Heritage Park, the nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, and the Museum's Retail Store are now open daily, from 9 am to 4 pm. Learn more.

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Welcome to The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The nation’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field and an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age,

from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

Virtual Symposium for 75th Anniversary of Ending of WWII

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is honored to present our local, national, and international communities with a thought-provoking and relevant virtual symposium focusing on the 75th Anniversary of the ending of WWII. This virtual event will provide an understanding of the Manhattan Project and its implications on the Pacific conflict and following Cold War issues. The panels of distinguished guests will consider current and future concerns and create a public dialogue regarding a path forward for our world and defense concerns.

Heritage Park Now Open!
Advanced, online admission purchase required
Heritage Park Now Open!

The museum's nine-acre outdoor exhibit area known as Heritage Park is now open! This expansive exhibition area is open to the public daily from 9 am to 4 pm. Admission of $5 per person (children five years and younger are free) must be paid online in advance. Guests will be required to show their electronic receipt to enter Heritage Park. All museum members are FREE, and we ask you to have your membership card available at the gate. All Heritage Park visitors are required to wear face masks. Water and food are allowed inside Heritage Park. Please leave all your four-legged friends at home for this visit, though the museum welcomes all service-pets.

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Visit our Retail Store!
Our online store is also open for shopping
Visit our Retail Store!

Located just inside the Museum entrance, the Museum 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, exhibit-inspired merchandise, jewelry, gifts and toys, DVDs, scholarly and popular publications for all ages and tastes. The Museum's Retail Store is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm. Face masks are required by the state and the museum to enter the museum's store. No access beyond the store and Heritage Park will be available, including no access to restrooms within the museum.

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Special Exhibits

The Dark Cube
New Special Exhibition Now Open
The Dark Cube

This exhibition focuses on a dense, two-inch charcoal-black cube made of pure uranium metal that Nazi scientists suspended with 663 other similar cubes during World War II in an effort to create the world’s first atomic bomb.

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Heritage Park
Nine-acre Outdoor Exhibit Area
Heritage Park

Complete with planes, rockets, missiles, cannons and nuclear sub sail, this wide-open exhibit area will attract plane buffs and historians alike. The museum collection is the largest aircraft collection for public viewing in the state of New Mexico.

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Heritage Park and the Museum Retail Store now open daily from 9 am to 4 pm. Admission must be purchased in advance for Heritage Park. (Museum interior, besides the retail store remains closed due to COVID-19)

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.

Adults 18-59 - $14
Seniors 60+ - $12
Youth 6-17 - $10
Children 5 and under - Free
Veterans - $8
Active Military (and dependents) - $7
Group Tours - Click here

*A valid photo ID with a resident address is required for New Mexico resident admission prices.

Heritage Park is not open daily from 9 am to 4 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please click below.

Online Ticket Purchase

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
601 Eubank Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123
Phone: 505-245-2137

Museum Store: 505-245-2137 ext.106
Administrative Offices: 505-245-2137 ext. 103
Group Tours: 505-245-2137 ext. 122

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