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Science is Everywhere Camp

Kids have so many questions about the world – down to even the smallest parts. We’re here to answer them with fun, creative activities that will also nourish their imaginations and - who knows – maybe even foster a career in science or medicine. Our future as a world depends on how we pass on the knowledge of nuclear science to the next generation, and we believe in offering an accessible, unbiased, and accurate window for kids and grown-ups alike.

The wonder of science comes alive during the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s Science is Everywhere Science Kids Camps. Learn more about robots, biology, forensics, engineering, chemistry, physics, weird science and more.

The Museum offers camps during the winter, spring and summer breaks. The camps are divided by age or grade groupings based on content. Camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.  Multitudes of children have learned science is exciting and fun during these week-long learning adventures.

To make a reservation, call 505.245.2137 ext. 103. 


The museum will be implementing a Camper Code of Conduct for the summer of 2017. Parents and guardians will receive a copy of the camper code of conduct to review with their camper a week before their child’s camp begins.

Nuclear After Dark - October 5

Join the museum for Nuclear After Dark on Friday, October 5, doors open at 5:30 pm! Experience the Nuclear Museum after-hours, enjoy local food trucks and brewery, be entertained with live music and watch an outdoor showing of “Modern Marvels, The Manhattan Project” in the museum’s nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, Heritage Park. Event is $15 per person and $10 for museum members.

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Murder Mystery at the Museum - October 12

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is partnering with The Dinner Detective to host Murder Mystery at the Museum on Friday, October 12, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Guests will become super sleuths as they enjoy a delicious catered dinner while figuring out "who done it" after hours at the museum. Advance online registration is required and tickets are $70 per person or $50 for museum members

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Nuclear Science Week - October 15-19

Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is an international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. The NSW Big Event will be taking place here in Albuquerque, October 15-19, and many of the events are open to the public! Join us for this exceptional event!

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