Jeanette Miller, 505-245-2137, ext. 102
General Contractor Secured for New National Museum of Nuclear Science and History Project
The facility and new name of the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History will reflect the exhibits and artifacts of both the technical side of nuclear science and its historical development. The $10.5 million project will be completed in early 2009.
“The Museum has a bright future ahead,” said Jim Walther, Museum Director. “The new museum has found a super location for its new home and we look forward to getting to know our new neighbors.”
Senator Domenici has been instrumental in developing Federal support for the museum project; the State of
A capital campaign is underway to assist with needed funding for the project. Donors may purchase an “element” of the periodic table, which will be installed in granite in the foyer of the new building, as well as other sponsor aspects of the museum.
The museum currently operates in Old Town Albuquerque. The new museum will continue to be a Smithsonian Affiliate. For further information, visit www.atomicmuseum.org