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Los Alamos Historical Museum

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Address: 1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone Number: 505 662 4493
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A worthwhile place to visit

Even though this museum is located in a temporary building, it is still worth visiting as everything associated with the Manhattan Project is intriguing

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Joyce R
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though this museum is located in a temporary building, it is still worth visiting as everything associated with the Manhattan Project is intriguing

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Los Alamos, New Mexico to see one of the sites of the newly created Manhattan Project National Historic Park. There are 3 sites in all with the other 2 located in Hanford, WA and Oak Ridge, TN. If you have a national parks passport book the parks have a 3 part cancellation stamp where you get one piece... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. The museum has two very educational films which I recommend that you view before touring the museum. The exhibits are well done and some are hands on.The individuals who worked there are listed on the walls with photos and a short biography. The museum is free.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The indoor exhibition is in temporry premises across the road but some of the old houses behind Fuler Lodge are well worth viewing..They include the Romero Cabin and the Ranch School Power House.

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been years ago and it was a wonderful experience. Was so disappointed to take friends and learn there really is no museum. Their website doesn't mention renovation. It is a temp location that is 1/10th of the original size. There are really no exhibits; only a short film and a couple boards. So many stories untold. At minimum... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This National Park historical museum is in a temporary location (teen center) while the previous building is being renovated. It is essentially a gift shop, 20 min film and historic photos. This park is part of the Manhattan Project National historic park which includes sites in WA (Hanford site) and TN (Oakridge site) all involved with making the atomic bomb.... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The temporary location is doing a good job - with the space allocated / displays were informative - staff was attentive - and helpful - Worth a visit when in the area

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

This is probably a great little museum, and it was at the top of my list for Los Alamos because I'm more interested in the culture of The Hill than the science (which is covered exceptionally well at The Bradbury Museum nearby). However, after a twisty, detour laden drive to the vicinity of the Historical Museum, we finally parked &... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Although the buildings are under reconstruction, it's still worthwhile to walk through this magnificent structure. The craftsmanship, the building materials, the size...all impressive. The aura of history is almost palpable. Can't wait for the renovations to be completed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

The Los Alamos History Museum, I believe, is now or soon will be the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. When we visited there was a brief film at the visitor center and a whole lot of information from the newly in charge park ranger. At that time, he told us that many of the sites they hope to include are... More 

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