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The National Atomic Testing Museum

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Address: 755 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (Formerly Atomic Testing Museum)
Phone Number: 702-794-5151
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum is devoted to the Nevada Test Site.

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Absolutely fascinating

There are two parts to this museum. The first is an Area 51 exhibit (no photos inside). If you didn't believe when you walked in, you'll believe when you walk out. The bulk of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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North Chelmsford, Mass

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Houston, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love museums and I am a history buff. This attraction lacked even the most basic timeline flow. Very difficult to follow the thought process. Lots of pictures and full page reads without true things. Sorry this was not a hit for me.

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Blaine, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We're always looking for something different to do on our annual trip to Vegas. My husband's nephew wanted to go to this museum and it was well worth it. We enjoyed all of the exhibits. It's a great history lesson. The small TVs with news reels from past decades were a real blast from the past. See the size of... More 

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North Chelmsford, Mass
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are two parts to this museum. The first is an Area 51 exhibit (no photos inside). If you didn't believe when you walked in, you'll believe when you walk out. The bulk of the museum gives the history of atomic bomb testing. There are pictures, actual hardware, and short videos. Aside from bombs, there are displays for peaceful atomic... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought this might have more info and exhibits about Area 51. It was difficult to give your full attention

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the main section of the museum and it's worth a look, I would have liked to have seen more focus on the Manhattan project. The area 51 section was terrible, I say again terrible, don't bother with it, worst exhibition I has seen in my life! Other comments Said it looked like kids had put it together, couldn't... More 

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Schaumburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I place to reminisce about the past with regards to the atomic bomb. A place to show your kids what it was like during the early stages of the atomic age and to see who we had to live. Many TVs set up with commercials and newsreels from the past.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum covers a very scary period in world history and they do so in very precise yet interesting style. You can spend as little or as long as you like and you will bring something back. I have been several times and I still find the place interesting. It's a nice break from the casinos.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum allows you to view an unadvertised portion of the Vegas living experience. I have lived here for many years but did not know the history of some of the atomic testing that took place before I moved here.

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Spanish Fort, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place with some interactive displays and several videos scattered about through the exhibit. Lots of reading, so may not be very interesting for small children. I'd say it is better for ages 12+. We only purchased the $15 museum ticket and skipped the Area 51 Exhibit. We are history lovers, so it was very interesting to us.

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Brownstown, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum, especially if you are interested in science or military affairs. Been there twice. Well worth the visit. I'll probably be back

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