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Exhibits

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

"Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp - May 28 through August 9

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is pleased to offer week-long, themed camp for summer 2019. These camps are geared to campers Pre-K and Kindergarten through 7th grades. Sessions include "Foodie Science", "STEMinists: Geosciences Edition", Got Game?", "Movie Magic" and many more!

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Smithsonian Channel's "The Day We Walked on the Moon" - July 20

The new documentary, THE DAY WE WALKED ON THE MOON, will be screened in nearly 70 Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museums across the country on 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Half a century after humanity’s historic first step on the Moon, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is hosting a screening of Smithsonian Channel’s THE DAY WE WALKED ON THE MOON. These special screenings will take place on Saturday, July 20th. This documentary will run at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm.

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BUFF: The B-52 Story - June 8 through December 29

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.

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