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North Anna Nuclear Information Center

Address: 1022 Haley Dr, Mineral, VA
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Mineral
Type: Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Type: Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Palm Desert, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The tour was conducted by a real professional who knew the technical part of how the plant operates. He was a little loose with the facts with it came to overall safety to humans. Nothing was proposed for the canisters of spent fuel siting out in the open. How long will this go on.

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Lake Anna
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

We took visitors to the plant, they were impressed by the displays and talk given at the Visitors Center. Displays described how a Nuclear plant functions to what happens to the used up fuel. Sadly, after 9/11 tours into the plant are no longer given.

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Petach Tikva, Israel
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

Unfortunately, you can't see the inside of the nuclear power plant. What you can see is their small but extremely informative and well-thought out information center. It explains basic atomic theory (where was this exhibit while I was taking college physics?!), how nuclear power is generated and how electricity is generated from nuclear power. There is also a detailed explanation... More 

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