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Bradbury Science Museum

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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...more
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1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a do not miss museum. There is so much to learn, so much personal information from those that lived the founding of the site and the experience of living in that time. The science is just fabulous and kids will love it too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fran U
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family returned to the Bradbury after a 20-year lapse. The museum has been substantially "updated" with self-guided displace that are probably at the zenith of modern technology - with audio/visual technology to explain various aspects of what happens in the National Lab. Not all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Doug W
Reviewed 4 days ago

There really is so much to this smallish museum! It is divided into about three areas: Manhattan Project/History, Science/Future, Hands On Illustrations. There are also two videos, about 15 minutes each, that run throughout the day, and each display has so many descriptions! Allow at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to an abundance of interactive exhibits, everyone can find something of interest. The short films are also enlightening. One can't help but learn something here and be capitivated by the creativity of the displays. Great place for all ages.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thenutkin
Reviewed 1 week ago

When my wife, pre-teen daughter and I recently walked through the doors of the Bradbury Science Museum, I wasn't sure we'd be there long, as none of us is that deep into science. I was wrong. We ended up spending a couple of hours there,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish we had time to visit this museum longer, we only had an hour before museum closing. The host at the desk made recommendations to make the most of our limited time. Watching the video is a must before heading out to the museum, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank veronical751
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is great. Lots of history of the making of the atomic bomb. The photos are wonderful. The videos are short and informative. It was a great way to spend a couple hours on a chilly day!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion this museum is one of the finest museums for youth. They have very accurate videos, dealing with World War II. There is also fine science activities and enhancements to wars and respect of those who had taken place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We have always brought friends and family here from Albuquerque to give them an idea of the importance of Los Alamos in the development of the atomic bomb. This was best done with the film, ‘The Town that Never Was’. We had hyped it up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christylou60
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you are interested in all the goings on at Los Alamos National Laboratory then check out this museum. You will find that there is more to the lab than the bomb. Well worth the time!

Date of experience: January 2018
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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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