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Important piece of US History!

My wife and I visited this during a trip to Los Alamos. As a retired military member I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aurora, Colorado
Small but very interesting & explanatory

We called in despite two of our group being dubious as to whether or not they should ‘support’ what... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The ranger Valerie was just a fountain of information!!! She was really helpful. The intro film of about 20 minutes, while outdated, was an excellent introduction to the history of the area.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mtnlover22
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very user-friendly. The information on developing the atomic bomb was not too "scientific." We have visited the Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge. I know it is a separate museum from the Manhattan Project National Park. That museum was geared...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small location but enormous amount of information. Great staff! Mr. Pratt was so helpful and informative. Really enjoyed the movie, maps and photos!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not really impressed with the visitors center or it's staff. To much of a lecture rather than information. There is a nice film however which is informative. This was not worth my drive time.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Poudre1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this during a trip to Los Alamos. As a retired military member I was interested in visiting the town and museums and this one is free - it is right across the building from the Visitors Center. There are several...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum but big on information. I could have spent hours talking to the docents/ rangers there. It was most interesting to me the juxtaposition of scientist, engineers, soldiers and their families all being thrown together to live and work in secret. The city of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Penny U
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

We called in despite two of our group being dubious as to whether or not they should ‘support’ what they saw as the “glorification’ of the Atomic bombing of Japan. After reading the display boards and watching the short video we all agreed that this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TMOH8
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Must see if you're interested in World War II or history. Great and informative exhibits.Enjoyed my time there,and wish i had more time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wallace C
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I travel to see National Park designated sites and this was one of the most interesting we’ve ever seen. A great visitor center and an outstanding movie in the center. We then took a walking tour of the city that is given...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scott C
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Very interesting to learn all about how the first nuclear bomb was developed in the Manhattan Project. It is very interesting but unfortunately it is an irreversible project and it will hopefully not plague mankind in the future but it is to late now. However...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Kanbaatar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, one hour would be ample time to spend at the Manhattan National Historical Park. It is indeed worth a visit.
April 10, 2017|
Response from sshragg |
there are 2 ..... in California near Santa Barbara and New Mexico