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Highly informative

This very comprehensive (and long) tour gives a great overview of the Manhattan Project and the... read more

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Seattle, Washington
Great History Lesson

There are two places to visit in the Tri-City area for a history of the role of Hanford for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richland, Washington
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Reviewed yesterday

This very comprehensive (and long) tour gives a great overview of the Manhattan Project and the history of nuclear energy use and abuse. Very well informed guides. The reactor was especially interesting.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised by what is on the tour and the history. The land is interesting and has lots to do with the site.

Thank Northwesttrekking45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two places to visit in the Tri-City area for a history of the role of Hanford for the Manhattan Project. The Reach Museum is one place and the second is the Manhattan National Park visitor center located in North Richland. If you can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tours are fantastic and informative. It covers the history of Hanford and surrounding area. A great history lesson for Jr high and High School students, and even the grownup thinks it cool!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife was unsure whether she wanted to spend 4 hours on a tour, but the presentation and nowledgeable staff made you wish you had had them as history teachers in school! No pictures do justice to the moment you enter Reactor B and see...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The tour started at the visitor center in Richland and after a short orientation video, we all loaded onto a bus and drove about 30 miles NW. Our tour guide, Byron had a lot of great stories about the site and the surrounding area. What...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Ever American should take this tour; it is intensely thought provoking with regard to whether we should have developed the atomic bomb or not. The tour also provokes thoughts about nuclear energy as a whole, as well as about the quality assurance practices of any...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Our family calls spouse “Mr. Physics”, while I’m a real history buff. We both had a very interesting time on this tour, and would highly recommend it if you have an interest in either of these areas. As seniors, we sorta’ remember WWII, as well...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

I've been wanting to visit the Hanford reactor for many years and they have now cleaned everything, torn down many facilities, but left Reactor B where the plutonium for the Nagasaki bomb was produced. We took about a 45 min drive through the reservation, which...More

1  Thank lous652
Reviewed August 15, 2018

You go to there website and choose a date for your tour. There is no charge! so you arrive at the Langston blvd address watch a movie then get onboard a airconditioned motorcoach out to the reactor. The tour is very interesting. It is a...More

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July 13, 2018|
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Response from amysG8179GO | Reviewed this property |
Generally on Monday and Tuesdays they have one tour starting at 8 am. Wednesday to Saturday they have two tours a day 9 am and 8:45 am. The dates for the 2018 season for September is 1-8, 11-15, 17-22 and 29-31 You can... More
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July 25, 2015|
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I thought I answered this questions yesterday. If it didn't get published, I'll write it again. You could drive on the road where the reactor is but you cannot go through the gate of the fence. All you will see is a... More
Mary S
July 10, 2015|
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Response from amysG8179GO | Reviewed this property |
The 2018 schedule is s follows: May 24-31 June 1-2, 4-9, 11-16, 18-20, 22-23, and 25-30 July 2-14, 16-21, and 23-28, and 30-31 August 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, and 27-31 September 1-8, 10-15, 17-22, and 24-29 October 1-6... More