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Los Alamos Historical Museum

1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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What happened here, changed the world

The Museum includes a walking tour of pueblo ruins, a setters cabin, and other buildings associated... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
daanddo
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
interesting history

This museum was interesting and provided insight into the town of Los Alamos. The grounds are nice... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
tikidream
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bethesda, md
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1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Museum includes a walking tour of pueblo ruins, a setters cabin, and other buildings associated with the Manhattan project. In the small museum they cover the history of the area, form native cultures to the development of the atomic bomb during WW2. The history...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This museum was interesting and provided insight into the town of Los Alamos. The grounds are nice and staff are very pleasant.

1  Thank tikidream
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Travelling back in time with the backdrop of the Manhattan Project. Great diversion when the weather is good.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

The docent was very helpful, and I enjoyed exploring the newly renovated museum on "Bathtub Row"--just behind the Fuller Lodge and located within several of the dwellings which housed Manhattan Project administrators during WWII. Be sure to interact with the touch-screen exhibits to get more...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is among the best little museums I've been to. I must admit that prior to my visit I knew very little about Los Alamos. The Historical Museum provides an interesting and easy to digest overview of Los Alamos before, during, and after its famous...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a very nice little exhibit. Since the Bradbury museum focuses on the Manhattan project, this one focuses on the Boys Ranch School that was taken over in 1943 by the US government for the project. It is located in one of the original...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

You could spend hours which I did taking in all the information. No matter what make sure you walk or drive by the houses on Bathtub Row . There is one you can go into and there is more information for you to learn about....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great place to learn about the background, history and development of Los Alamos from the time with the secret atomic city. Interesting.

Thank Lis A
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A short drive from Santa Fe, Los Alamos offers several interesting museum options. The Historical Museum is small, but well worth the $5 fee and offers perspective on the atomic bomb project and the people who were tasked to develop it.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a great place to learn about the background and development of Los Alamos from the time it was a boy's ranch to a secret atomic city. We found it most interesting.

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