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Hours & Admissions

Museum Hours - the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is OPEN!

During the government shutdown, the museum is offering furloughed employees and their immediate families free admission into the museum. Upon arrival to the museum, please tell the admission desk you are a furloughed employee, and you and your family will be granted free access to the museum.

Open daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
The Museum will close early at 3:00 pm on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Museum Admission

Adults 18-59 - $12
Seniors 60+ - $10
Youth 6-17 - $10
Children 5 and under - Free 
Veterans - $8
Active Military (and dependents) - $7
Group Tours – For more information

*A valid photo ID with a resident address is required for New Mexico resident admission prices. Please call (505) 245-2137, ext. 106, for details.

Map and Directions

Museum Numbers

Museum Store: (505) 245-2137, ext. 106
Administrative Offices: (505) 245-2137, ext. 103
Group Tours: (505) 245-2137, ext. 122

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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"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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Movie Under the Wings - June 22

Join the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for Movie Under the Wings, an amazing outdoor event featuring the iconic movie, “October Sky.” Saturday, June 22, under the airplanes in Heritage Park. Doors will open at 7:30 pm for this unique museum experience, and the movie will begin at dark.

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