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Teacher Workshops

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History provides several professional development opportunities, which are designed to provide educators at all levels a chance to deepen content knowledge and strengthen pedagogy in science and technology. Our hands-on, inquiry-based workshops address state and national learning standards and allow you to customize topics for your own classroom.  

Call the Museum for information at (505) 245-2137, extension 101. Reservations cost per person, and deadlines for these programs are listed in announcements sent to schools and education organizations.


Our ability to host teacher professional development is dependent on the generosity of our sponsors. Please check back soon for more professional development opportunities. 

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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