The Nuclear Museum is Open to the Public

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is open to the public. For more information, please click here. As of Friday, August 20th, masks are required to be worn inside the museum, regardless of vaccination status, as per NM public health order.

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Parent/Teacher Conference Day Camps - November 22 & 23

Monday (11/22) and Tuesday (11/23)

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is pleased to offer single-day themed camps for the Fall Break, Election Day, Veterans Day, Winter Break, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, and Spring Break school holidays. Parent/Teacher Conference Day camps are geared to campers in grades K-6th.

Our education team has divided camp topics into single day camps that are 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. Each in person camp will maintain CDC and state safety protocols (where applicable). All campers and staff must wear face masks unless otherwise noted prior to camp. Enrollment is limited to 20 children per camp. Enroll your young scientist in one or both camps!

*Limited scholarship opportunities available. Please contact Lisa Guida at for more information.

November 22

First 2 Escape: A Science Challenge (Grades K-2)

In this race to escape the room science camp challenge, young scientists will need to use their critical thinking skills to solve clues, riddles, and puzzles about the Periodic Table of Elements. Who will be the first to unlock the classroom door?

Weather Escape Room (Grades 3-6)

Join us as we understand cold fronts, warm fronts, stationary fronts, high and low air pressure, weather instruments, and weather forecasting to escape this high-pressure room!

November 23

Crime Scene Investigation: Who Kidnapped Our Principal? (Grades K-2)

In this engaging crime scene investigation, our junior camp detectives will use forensic science, investigate evidence, learn about fingerprints and DNA, and more to solve the case!

Crime Scene Investigation: The Hoagie Hoax! (Grades 3-6)

Join us as we use our deductive reasoning to analyze suspects through witness statements and alibis. Campers will investigate trace evidences, conduct dirt analysis, identify fingerprints, explore DNA, and more to reveal the culprit!

Parent/Teacher Day Camps runs from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm both days. Please drop off your camper no earlier than 7:30 am and pick up on or before 5:30 pm. Late fees apply for campers who have not been picked up by that time. Children should bring two snacks, a lunch, and a refillable water bottle each day camp.

Single-day camps are $70.00 per session. Members receive a $5.00 discount on camp enrollment costs. For more information, please email our Director of Education, Lisa Guida, at

Register Today!