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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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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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