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Experience the joy and elegance of a dinner party, reception, coporate dinner or lecture at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. The Museum boasts the ambiance and resources of a formal venue, with the addition of the atmosphere of science, technology, engineering, history, math and physics. Your guests will dine among the pioneers of the scientific world.

Whether you are planning a wedding or a retirement party, young and old alike will enjoy their time at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. We invite you to call us and schedule an appointment to tour our facility!

Please note, because of the museum's very successful Summer Camp programs that take place during the days in June, July and half of August, facilty space to rent during that time frame is mostly limited to evening events. Please contact the Facility Rental Coordinator with questions.

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Formal Dinners & Receptions

Experience the joy and elegance of a dinner party at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.  With dinner seating for up to 200, or receptions using the entire museum for up to 900, the Museum is the ideal location for your next big event.  The Museum boasts the ambiance and resources of a formal venue, with the addition of the atmosphere of science, technology, engineering, history, math, and physics.

  • Cocktail receptions in the lobby for 300+
  • Seated dinners for up to 200
  • Theater-style seating for up to 200
  • Classroom meeting space up to 30
  • Over 2,000 square feet of banquet space
  • 30,000 square feet of total reception space

Corporate Meetings & Lectures

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History has state of the art meeting spaces that will make your next meeting memorable.  From board meetings to lectures, you can take your partners away from the monotony of the office to the warmth of the Museum.  Features of the Museum's meeting rooms include:

  • Complete Audio Visual Services
  • High Speed Internet
  • 1,000 Square Feet of Flexible Meeting Space

Docent Guided Tours

Offer your guests the opportunity of a cocktail hour, while being guided through the Museum by a trained docent or ambassador.  The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History offers the unique experience of having the men and women that developed these technologies serve as your guides.  These trained and experienced individuals share their knowledge from working in the nuclear field with our guests.

What Your Fee Covers

  • Use of entire Museum or smaller spaces
  • Set up, tear down and clean up of event
  • Tables and chairs provided, as well as cocktail tables
  • Table linens (white only)
  • Event advisor
  • A/V equipment: PA/microphone, projection from your laptop
  • Docents/tours
  • Security
  • Museum staff on duty for event

What You are Responsible For

  • Site Visit to the Museum
  • Contractual signature to rent the Museum
  • Hire caterer, bartender (if needed), process liquor permit and fees
  • Deposit and final payment before event
  • Pay all vendors directly

Additional Services Available

  • Tent area also available for larger groups
  • Extra rentals are the responsibility of lessee
  • Gift shop open upon request

For more information, contact:

Claudia Madrid

Facility Rental Coordinator
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
601 Eubank SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 245-2137 ext. 105
(505) 242-4537 Fax
Email: cmadrid@nuclearmuseum.org

 

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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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