Closure Update due to COVID-19

We are committed to providing our visitors with safe and enjoyable visits, and it is for this reason we remain closed under the state's supervision to ensure we follow public safety best practices. 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.

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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"Science is Everywhere" Camps

Summer Camps
Postponed - Start Date TBD

We have made the very difficult decision to cancel the beginning half of our "Science is Everywhere" summer camps that run May 26 - July 3. We will continue to watch community restrictions as we phase back into opening to the public, and we will know in the coming weeks what the final part of our summer programming will look like.

Upcoming Events

75th Anniversary of the End of WWII - Nuclear Heritage Series
Nuclear Heritage Series

The 75th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II will be commemorated around the world in 2020. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be part of this anniversary in a variety of ways throughout 2020 by hosting very special exhibitions and events that enhance awareness of this critical time in American history.


Open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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

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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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