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Bradbury Science Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A History Lesson from the Past

A group tour had been arranged from Santa Fe to Bandelier National Monument then on to the Bradbury... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Multi media learning experience.

This museum is a multi media learning extravaganza. There are movies, interactive exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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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 2 days ago

A group tour had been arranged from Santa Fe to Bandelier National Monument then on to the Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos. The Bradbury Science Museum offers you a chance to see how the atomic age developed and of course the development of the atomic...More

Thank Edward_G32
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is a multi media learning extravaganza. There are movies, interactive exhibits, gigantic charts and posters on the wall, 3D dispays plus many other stations to learn. This museum presents not only information on the Manhattan Project but it also informs about the research...More

Thank skimoose11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were here mid August. This is a fascinating museum with lots of exhibits. I especially liked the full site replicas of Fat Man and Little Boy, the two atom bombs dropped on the Japanese. There are two films that give quite...More

Thank Ray F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit. Suitable for both kids and adults. Lots of facts and short films on nuclear programme. Has a great fun room and life size models of early bombs. No charge for entry and small selection of gifts available to buy. Relatively small but...More

Thank Forget_itelaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a business meeting at Los Alamos National Labs. At the end of our last day several of us went to the museum which clearly and accurately explains what was achieved at LANL during the Manhattan Project. In the "children's " area, several logic...More

Thank DougH1238
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best science museums I have been with the kids, lots to do and great little films to explain the research and purpose of nuclear power. A must do if you are here.

Thank Julijamarija
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little museum is worth a visit. It's free, which is nice, and has some interesting exhibits on the manhattan project and the early days of atomic bomb development. For a free museum it is in really good shape and is maintained well. Check it...More

Thank handsomepete2018
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Nice museum, good for an hour or 2 if in the area, & free! My husband loves to go to attractions that have anything to do with the Manhattan Project & WWII, as his dad was stationed on the USS Indianapolis. Pretty much everything in...More

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Very nice museum. Lots of hands-on exhibits for children (and adults!) to teach and keep them entertained while the adults explore and learn about nuclear bombs, missiles and the events leading up to the development and the war. There are 2 short films worth watching....More

Thank MyOwnBrandOfCrazy
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We ended up here with a group of kids ranging from 8-18 and everyone enjoyed the visit. A variety of hands-on activities and 2 movies about the history of The Manhattan Project and city.

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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