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October 4: Nuclear After Dark

October 4: Nuclear After Dark

Experience the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History after dark on Friday, October 4, to take a closer look at history and see the Manhattan Project come to life!

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Open Late the Last Thursday of Each Month!

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will stay open until 8:00 pm on the last Thursday of each month! This Thursday, June 27, will be the perfect time to come and visit the museum any time between 9 am and 8 pm.

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November 1: Godzilla vs. Mothra

November 1: Godzilla vs. Mothra

Come and celebrate Godzilla's 65th Anniversary at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on Friday, November 1, for the outdoor viewing of the 1964 film, Godzilla vs. Mothra!

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Upcoming Events - Now through December 2019

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History hosts a number of inspirational and engaging events throughout the year. Learn more about all these programs here!

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"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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