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Bradbury Science Museum

1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
+1 505-667-4444
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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 2 days ago
Kristen C
Knoxville, TN, United States
Science Science Science

Fantastic science museum. Loads to read and do. 15min presentation on the manhattan project and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David F
via mobile
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 1 week ago 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”

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank ac_mcg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank tikidream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
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.

Thank jclouts
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

Thank garliclovers
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is an excellent museum covering the history of the Manhattan Project. It is very well done. They cover the sciences and technology that have resulted from the research of the atomic bomb and the continuing work of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The film...More

Thank Sue M L T
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25 March 2016|
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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