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The Friendly Side Of Los Alamos

Los Alamos was an challenge, an adventure, history in the making and it developed through the door... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Interesting Place in History

This small, unassuming doorway has a great deal of history behind it. It was here that many years... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
St. Louis, MO
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This street in Santa Fe was the secret business location of the Manhattan Project, which developed the first atomic bomb.
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Los Alamos was an challenge, an adventure, history in the making and it developed through the door of 109 E. Palace in Santa Fe. The wives had no idea what the were getting into and had to find their strength while their husbands created the...More

Thank AquiSantaFe
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This small, unassuming doorway has a great deal of history behind it. It was here that many years ago people from the scientific community entered and then exited out the back door to board a bus headed to Los Alamos to work on the top...More

2  Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were touring the Palace of the Governors and walked a few minutes east to 109 E. Palace. The unremarkable site is just a plaque on the wall but marks the place where new scientists, technicians and other workers would be ferried 35 miles up...More

Thank VLA-traveler
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It just takes a minute to walk to this location from the central plaza in Santa Fe, to see a bit of exceptional history! When you walk into the courtyard, go to the back, and you will see the plaque in the photo. It is...More

2  Thank renaissancegal45
Reviewed 5 February 2016

109 East Palace avenue, made famous as the gateway to "The Hill" is worth a visit for sure, just don't expect much other than a plaque and a building. Sure, its cool and as a history buff I really enjoyed it, but now the building...More

1  Thank Charles T
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Travel is made up of so many things, the big destinations and extravagant journeys, but sometimes you just get to see a place from history and the consequences of that place just rush all over you. This is the best 10 seconds of travel ever.

2  Thank Liam H
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

The Santa Fe office of the Manhattan Project is a quick, interesting stop if you are interested in the MP history ( or have read any of the books regarding the project and want to see the courtyard that the offices were located in). All...More

3  Thank 505QueenBee
Reviewed 24 January 2015

J Robert Oppenheimer had his Santa Fe office in this building which served as the gateway to what was known then only as PO Box 1663 Santa Fe, New Mexico - and we know today as the Manhattan Project. That such a non descript building,...More

4  Thank floridafoodie2014
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Only a plaque in a rather hidden place? Wow; if there ever was an understated historic site, this is it! An earlier reviewer commented on possible address confusion. I think I can shed some additional light on that. The Inside Santa Fe tourist guide that...More

1  Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 15 October 2014

If I didn't see it listed on TripAdvisor, I wouldn't have even looked. Located at the rear of an outdoor retail area off the plaza.

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Ben C
8 May 2015|
Response from Citallwic | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a contact for this particular place, but I can get you started. We bought a couple of carvings at The Rainbow Man, a shop that's next door. They are very friendly at Rainbow Man and should be able to get you in... More