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Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos

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At Bradbury Science Museum, you can witness the history of critical defense and technology research projects important to the United States. You'll be able to view life-size replicas of Little Boy and Fat Man atomic bombs and explore 40 interactive exhibits of the World War II Manhattan Project. Robert Krohn and Norris Bradbury founded the museum in 1953 to preserve and educate the public on the work of Los Alamos National Laboratory. In 1993, the museum was moved to its current location in downtown Los Alamos. Other exhibits include displays of the Mars Science Laboratory rover, supercomputers, and high explosives. Put Bradbury Science Museum into our Los Alamos planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Los Alamos.
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  • This is an interesting place and makes me really wonder what goes on at the National Laboratory. I learned a lot about the timeline of the development of the nuclear bomb and the secrecy behind the.....  more
    This is an interesting place and makes me really wonder what goes on at the National Laboratory. I learned a lot about the timeline of the development of the nuclear bomb and the secrecy behind the.....  more »
  • This free museum tells the story of the development of the nuclear bomb. It was fascinating to lean about how uranium & plutonium were used to develop different types of nuclear bombs. Much of the.....  more
    This free museum tells the story of the development of the nuclear bomb. It was fascinating to lean about how uranium & plutonium were used to develop different types of nuclear bombs. Much of the.....  more »
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  • Truly amazing. This place was extremely informative and super fun. I would highly suggest this experience to anyone and everyone.
  • This is a quality museum and a fantastic place to stop at with out of town guests for a recap on our town's history. Interesting for people of all ages.

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