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Museum Education Staff

The Museum’s Education Department is staffed by professionals with years of experience in all levels of education and multiple areas of curriculum. From a school tour, to a camp session, to workshops for teachers, our Educators are well-versed in nuclear science and history—and in the needs of the community.

For further information, please contact:

Director of Education: Joyce Whelchel, 505-245-2137, extension 101,  jwhelchel@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Enrichment Coordinator: Mollie Fullerton, 505-245-2137, extension 120 or mfullerton@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Educator: David Gibson, 505-245-2137, extension 127, dgibson@nuclearmuseum.org

Museum Educator: Estrelitta Romero, 505-245-2137, extension 134, eromero@nuclearmuseum.org

Veterans Day - November 11

In recognition of this United States holiday honoring military veterans, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be offering free admission on November 11, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to all service members, both past and present, who show military identification.

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"Science is Everywhere" Winter Camp - December 27-28 and January 2-4

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp 2018 for children who Pre-K through 7th grade. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, December 27-28 and January 2-4. Sessions include "Code of the Robot, Jr.," "Mini Marvels," "Mysteries of Matter" "Unravel the Code" and many more!

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Einstein Gala - March 23

The Einstein Gala is New Mexico’s biggest science party of the year! This prestigious black-tie event is the Museum’s most important fundraising event and features an amazing silent auction, a delicious dinner experience among some of the most brilliant minds in science and history, and thrilling entertainment featuring science experiments that will knock your socks off! Mark your calendars to join us on March 23 at Sandia Resort and Casino!

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