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“Small but informative”

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Ranked #5 of 224 things to do in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the New Mexico’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field and a Smithsonian affiliate. Visitors can explore how nuclear science continues to influence our world. The museum strives to present, through permanent and changing exhibits and displays, the diverse applications of nuclear energy in the past, present and future along with the stories of the field’s pioneers. Originally known as the National Atomic Museum, it was established in 1969 as an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed January 12, 2013

There is a lot of interesting information here as well as good artifacts. The docents are quite knowledgable and you should take the opportunity to talk with them.

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Reviewed January 10, 2013

I loved the way this museum was set up. You went through it like a timeline. Very interesting displays and memorabilia. My 24 year old son loved it as well. They also have a lot of hands on displays which were quite interesting as well.

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Reviewed January 5, 2013

It's a little off the beaten path but defintely worth a visit. Something for everyone...especially those scientifically inclined.

Thank terrapinproud
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

We have four teenagers (boys and girls) and they all found this museum fascinating. It is unique and holds your interest with its written materials, to say nothing of the collection of planes and missiles outside. We love unique museums and this is certainly one of the best we've seen.

Thank TC415
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

some great information here, lots of exhibits to see and remind you of things in the future plus great history of the area which you are visiting....... would recommend to anyone

Thank Melvin S
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