The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early development and the Cold War to today's peaceful uses. The permanent displays and changing special exhibits present history, science applications, and future developments of nuclear energy. Adults and children alike will be fascinated by this important part of New Mexico's history. Exhibits include The Atomic Pioneers; Nuclear Medicine; Energy Encounters; the Manhattan Project; Atomic Pop Culture; Little Albert's Lab; and more. Visit the outdoor in the Heritage Park to see aircraft and other large artifacts.
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is excited to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. Established in 1969, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is a Smithsonian Affiliate and the only congressionally chartered museum in the nuclear field.