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.

"Science is Everywhere" Virtual Summer Camps

Week-Long Virtual Adventures
Half-Day and Full-Day Options for Students 7-12 Years

Who is ready to get Locked in the Louvre, Escape from the Smithsonian, and even escape Nefertari's Tomb?! Students, ages 7-11, can experience these amazing and virtual week-long adventures and more through the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History starting on June 22nd, Monday through Friday! These online sessions (half-day and full-day options) provide hands-on activities with guided help, and campers will explore through virtual escape rooms, physical play, coding, science, art, and more! Also, the camp registration fee covers all the kids in a household to make for the most economical way for your children to learn STEM and have a blast this summer!

Heritage Park Open to the Public

Explore Heritage Park and Visit our Retail Store!
Advanced, online admission purchase required for the outdoor exhibit area

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is thrilled to open our nine-acre outdoor exhibit area known as Heritage Park! This expansive exhibition area, filled with airplanes and other behemoth artifacts, will be 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 upon arrival. 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.

The Museum's Retail Store is also 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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