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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. Please see below for our ever-growing list of amazing family events, educational programs and exciting initiatives!

 

August 1 | 5:30  pm

Science on Tap is a series of informal talks on a wide range of topics in science and technology that takes place the first Thursday of the month at O'Niell's, 4310 Central Ave. SE. The talks are co-sponsored by the University of New Mexico, Explora! and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Admission is free, and you must be 21 years to attend. For more information, please call 505-245-2137, extension 103.


September 5 | 5:30  pm

Science on Tap is a series of informal talks on a wide range of topics in science and technology that takes place the first Thursday of the month at O'Niell's, 4310 Central Ave. SE. The talks are co-sponsored by the University of New Mexico, Explora! and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Admission is free, and you must be 21 years to attend. For more information, please call 505-245-2137, extension 103.


October 3 | 5:30  pm

Science on Tap is a series of informal talks on a wide range of topics in science and technology that takes place the first Thursday of the month at O'Niell's, 4310 Central Ave. SE. The talks are co-sponsored by the University of New Mexico, Explora! and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Admission is free, and you must be 21 years to attend. For more information, please call 505-245-2137, extension 103.


October 4 | 5:30 – 9 pm

Nuclear After Dark. 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.


October 14-18 | 9 am – 5 pm

Nuclear Science Week (NSW). NSW is a national and international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. Each day will provide for learning about the contributions, innovations and opportunities that can be found by exploring nuclear science. Teacher registration is required at nuclearmuseum.org.


November 7 | 5:30  pm

Science on Tap is a series of informal talks on a wide range of topics in science and technology that takes place the first Thursday of the month at O'Niell's, 4310 Central Ave. SE. The talks are co-sponsored by the University of New Mexico, Explora! and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Admission is free, and you must be 21 years to attend. For more information, please call 505-245-2137, extension 103.


Sunday, November 11 | 9 am – 5 pm

Veterans Day. In recognition of this United States holiday honoring military veterans, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will be offering free admission on November 11, 2019, to all service members, both past and present, who show military identification. 


December 5 | 5:30  pm

Science on Tap is a series of informal talks on a wide range of topics in science and technology that takes place the first Thursday of the month at O'Niell's, 4310 Central Ave. SE. The talks are co-sponsored by the University of New Mexico, Explora! and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Admission is free, and you must be 21 years to attend. For more information, please call 505-245-2137, extension 103.


December 27-28, January 2-4 | 9 am – 4 pm

“Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp. Students, ages 6-12, will experience the wonders of science in one-day camps that include sessions such as “The Toy Factory,” “Movie Magic,” “Lotions & Potions” and more! Online registration is required, pricing available online, members receive discounted pricing.

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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Nuclear After Dark - October 4

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.

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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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