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Heritage Park

The 9-acre outdoor Heritage Park is one of the most popular attractions of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Complete with planes, rockets, missiles, cannons and nuclear sub sail, this exhibit will attract plane buffs and historians alike. The Museum collection is the largest aircraft collection for public viewing in the state of New Mexico.

Here is the list of items on display:

  • 280 MM Atomic Cannon (Atomic Annie)
  • B-29 Superfortress with Fat Man Bomb Casing and Transport Container
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • F-105D Thunder Chief
  • B-52B Stratofortress
  • B-47 Stratojet
  • A-7 (TA-TC or A-7TAC-NAW) Corsair II
  • Trinity Tower Replica
  • Mk17 Bomb
  • B-58 Pod (carries a weapon or extra fuel)
  • Honest John Motorized Launcher
  • Nike Hercules Air Defense Missile
  • Bomarc Air Defense Missile
  • Mace Cruise Missile
  • Matador Cruise Missile
  • Snark Cruise Missile
  • Titan II Missile and Trailer
  • Jupiter Missile and Trailer
  • Peackeeper MX Missile
  • Mk53 Bomb
  • A-3 Polaris Missile
  • Hound Dog Cruise Missile
  • Thor Missile and Trailer
  • Minuteman Missile
  • USS James K. Polk Submarine Sail

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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