Every visitor will be entertained while viewing the cultural items surrounding the dawning of the Atomic Age! This exhibit presents a lighter look at the impact of atomic discovery on our culture including the music we listen to and the movies and television we watch. Products such as toys, games, food and appliances were often influenced in modern design and name by the atomic world. The exhibit features a fascinating collection of materials from our past which are both nostalgic and historic and showcases the products that helped shape American’s ideas surrounding atomic power.
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.Learn More
Experience the Nuclear Museum after-hours, enjoy local food trucks and brewery, be entertained with live music and watch an outdoor showing of the 45-minute History Channel's documentary, "Modern Marvels, The Manhattan Project.Learn More
Join us as we tell the story of the longest-serving aircraft in United States military in the special exhibition, “BUFF: The B-52 Story,” on display June 8 through December 29, 2019. This temporary exhibition explores this iconic Boeing aircraft’s past, present and future as an American strategic bomber.Learn More