Few People Know The Nation’s Only Nuclear Museum Is Right Here In New Mexico
As the birthplace of the Atomic Bomb, New Mexico is home to where the weapons used in World War II were designed and developed. Los Alamos area was the site of the secret military program known as the Manhattan Project that was in part based here. Today, Los Alamos National Laboratory is the nation’s foremost nuclear weapons lab. As such, it’s no surprise the state has a museum to tell the story of the dawn of the Nuclear Age. Here’s more about this fascinating museum:
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The museum is located at 601 Eubank Blvd. S.E. in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is open daily from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. except for a select few holidays. Admission is $12 per adult and $10 for seniors and children ages 6 and up. More details are available here. Have you visited this museum, and if so, what was your reaction after touring it? For related content, here are 10 interesting things you probably didn’t know about the City of Albuquerque.