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Welcome to The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The nation’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field is 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.

Upcoming Events

Science is Everywhere Camps

Fall Break Camps
Registration Opens Soon
Fall Break Camps

Are your kids curious about the world around them? Do they have a million questions about how things work? Our Science is Everywhere Camps at the Nuclear Museum are here to satisfy their curiosity and spark their imaginations! At our camps, we don't just answer questions - we engage children in fun and creative activities that will leave them wanting more.

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Counselor in Training Program
Counselor in Training Program

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History's Counselor In Training (CIT) Program is a teen leadership program that builds leadership, interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills.

2024 Counselor in Training

Education Programs

Fall Semester Homeschool
Pre-K through 6th Grade
Fall Semester Homeschool

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History welcomes homeschooled students and families back to the Museum. Programs specifically for homeschool students ages Pre-K - 2nd and 3rd grade through 6th grade are hosted at the Museum. These homeschool sessions are designed for students to enjoy science while introducing principles and concepts to the more advanced learners. Teaching uses demonstration and hands-on activities.

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Outstanding STEM Student Award
Applications Now Available
Outstanding STEM Student Award

Are you a standout STEM student ready to showcase your skills and passion? The Museum is pleased to announce the Outstanding STEM Student application opportunity! We are seeking two exceptional students enthusiastic about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Special Exhibits

Mission Aerospace
Now Open through October 6
Mission Aerospace

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is excited to announce a new temporary exhibit, Mission Aerospace. This interactive exhibit is a multi-layered exploration of aviation history, aerospace milestones, and some of NASA’s trail-blazing discoveries shaping our world daily. The exhibit opens June 22 and will close on October 6, 2024. It is included in the Museum's general admission.

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Waste Isolation Pilot Project-WIPP Exhibit
Newly Renovated Exhibit
Waste Isolation Pilot Project-WIPP Exhibit

Journey into a world where technology meets environmental stewardship. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) exhibit, was recently renovated to educate visitors on revolutionary waste management practices to ensure the safest disposal solutions to man-made radioactive materials. Explore a captivating exhibit that showcases the state-of-the-art containment systems, and rigorous monitoring protocols that ensure the protection of human health and the environment.

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant-WIPP Exhibit


Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

Adults 18-59 - $17
Seniors 60+ - $15
Youth 6-17 - $15
Veterans - $11
Active Military (and dependents) - $11
Children under age 5 are free
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*A valid photo ID with a resident address is required for New Mexico resident admission prices.

We recommend admissions be purchased within the same week they are to be used, but you will not be turned away if your visit takes place after the one-week timeframe.

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Visitation policies at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History are designed to protect visitors and staff and secure and preserve the collections and facilities entrusted in our care. Violation of these guidelines could result in removal from the Museum.

Firearm Policy The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is located on federal property. The Museum restricts visitors from carrying firearms and weapons while on Museum property. Weapons include, but are not limited to, guns, knives, or swords, explosives, and any chemical whose purpose is to cause harm to another person.

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. 103

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