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Einstein Express

Einstein Express

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s Einstein Express Program offers field trip busing assistance to Title 1 public schools in Albuquerque and the surrounding area. The program provides up to two buses (at the same time) per school per year for transportation to and from the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. One chaperone for every 10 students is required.

This program operates on a first-come, first-serve basis. Funding for the year is limited, so apply early! Funding is for buses only and cannot be used for Museum admission, programs, or tours that require an additional charge. You can find descriptions and pricing for programs on the Field Trips & Outreach page. Selection of a self-guided tour ONLY is not eligible under this busing assistance program.

Schools will not be selected for multiple programs each year including Nuclear Science Week, Discover STEM Week, and Einstein Express. Qualified schools will only be considered every other year for busing assistance.

To apply, please fill out our online Teacher Application and have your school’s principal to fill out the Principal Support Form. Your application is not complete until we have received both forms. Once we receive your forms, we will contact you with further information.

If you have any questions, please contact Mollie Fullerton, Education Coordinator, at mfullerton@nuclearmuseum.org or 505-245-2137, extension 120.  

In Partnership with the Atomic Heritage Foundation

The Atomic Heritage Foundation and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History have forged a new partnership to preserve the history of the Manhattan Project and the Atomic Age. This significant agreement ensures the Atomic Heritage Foundation’s extensive collection of oral histories, interpretive vignettes, and articles about the Manhattan Project and its legacy will remain available to the public for the foreseeable future.

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Godzilla vs. Mothra - November 1

Enjoy the 1964 film, Godzilla vs. Mothra, in an outdoor screening at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on Friday, November 1. Doors open at 5 pm to enjoy local food trucks and brewery, Japanese Taiko drumming, and information on the history of Godzilla from a UNM film and digital arts lecturer. The movie will begin at dark in the nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, and museum admission applies.

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"Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camps - December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2,3

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp 2019 for children who Pre-K through 7th grade. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2,3. Sessions include "Prankenstein" "Rocket Science," "Robots are Everywhere" "Electrifying" and many more!

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