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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.

Science is Everywhere Camps

2024 Summer Break Camps
New Camp Week Added! July 29-August 2
2024 Summer Break Camps

Come have fun and learn with us this summer! Students K-6 can register to experience exciting science and fun STEAM activities at the museum. Our education team has divided camp topics into single-day camps with multi-age collaborative camper experiences from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm, with FREE before-and-aftercare starting at 7:30 am and ending at 5:30 pm.

2024 Summer Break Camp
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

Upcoming Events

Science on Tap: Nuclear Waste 101
Friday, July 12, 2024
Science on Tap: Nuclear Waste 101

Science on Tap is not your ordinary lecture series. Grab a beer and enjoy a relaxed presentation by scientists, researchers, and subject matter experts on various engaging science topics. Join us at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. The talks are co-sponsored by New Mexico Operations-Kansas City National Security Campus, the University of New Mexico Nuclear Engineering, and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Admission is $10 per person, and you must be 21 years old to attend.

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Book Your Event with Us

Experience the joy and elegance of a dinner party, reception, corporate dinner or lecture at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.

Whether you are planning a wedding or a retirement party, young and old alike will enjoy their time at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. We invite you to call us and schedule an appointment to tour our facility!

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Special Exhibits

Mission Aerospace
Opens June 22
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

Education Programs


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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