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Bradbury Science Museum

1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
+1 505-667-4444
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Great Museum!

What a great place! Exibits are in very goid condition and entire place tell a great story of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lars m
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A Must Do!

This FREE museum is an incredible host to all things Manhattan Project and the creation of the... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Kristen C
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Approximately 60 interactive exhibits trace the history of the WWII Manhattan Project, highlight Los Alamos National Laboratory's current and historic research projects related to defense and technology, and focus on Laboratory research related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health and global security concerns. These exhibits together with extensive educational and community programs draw nearly 80,000 visitors a year. Admission is FREE and open to the public. We are open every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday & Monday: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! Exibits are in very goid condition and entire place tell a great story of the past, present and future of Los Alamos. Exhibits are comprehensive and hands on. Perfect place for a family day trip. Highly recommend.

Thank lars m
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This FREE museum is an incredible host to all things Manhattan Project and the creation of the atomic bomb. I live in Knoxville, where nearby Oak Ridge, Tennessee is home to 1/3 of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. Oak Ridge was responsible for enriching...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic science museum. Loads to read and do. 15min presentation on the manhattan project and Los Alamos Labs really good! Defiantly worth a visit. You also get to hug a “fat boy”

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Free museum on the history of Los Alamos with a particular focus on the Manhattan project to develop the first nuclear bomb. Watch the short documentary while here. In addition to the video, you can plan to spend about 45 minutes here.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This museum provides an excellent history of the manhanttan project as well as the current role of the lab. The two movies are well worth the time to see it. Many interactive exhibits and something for everyone.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Bradbury Science Museum has something for everyone...and it is free. There are two excellent historic movies, lots of displays from nature in the area to Little Boy and Fat Man bomb replicas, interactive and static displays, and even a fun scavenger hunt for kids. Very...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Perfect place to learn about the history of the atomic bomb era and the part Los Alamos played in ending the cold war. Great exhibits, and there are lots of hands on experiences dealing with science that will interest young and old.

Thank Peggy G
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Best place to learn about Los Alamos History, its scientific projects and reseasrch. Adult and Children all can learn and enjoy. Tis is a free Museum.

Thank H N
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Well worth spending a whole day if you have the time. This museum is loaded with the history of Los Alamos and of the Manhattan Project. The “ Bob” and of the currrent uses of nuclear fision etc of today.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This museum has a wealth of information about the Manhattan Project as well as many other science exhibits. It was a very impressive museum and worth a minimum of several hours. Be sure to check the hours it is open, it is not open every...More

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Response from PeregrineEdmonton | Reviewed this property |
The museum is an interesting attempt to blend a whole lot of local content into a small space, so errors and omissions wouldn't surprise me. Museum folks usually take comments, particularly about errors, seriously and make... More
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