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Los Alamos Historical Museum

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Address: 1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
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A Must Visit

We spent a very interesting, informative morning at this newly remodeled and expanded museum. It gave the complete narrative from start to finish of the scientific lab at Los... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rita L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a very interesting, informative morning at this newly remodeled and expanded museum. It gave the complete narrative from start to finish of the scientific lab at Los Alamos which is still fully functioning with approximately 10,000 employees. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and the word passionate wouldn't be an exaggeration. The museum just reopened in December after a... More 

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Thank Rita L
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked in beside Fuller Lodge, the Historical Museum is been recently redone with new exhibits and a new entry way! Beautiful historic building!

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Nicely remodeled building and exhobits! Slick design, interesting Manhattan Projet info, and a cool old building!

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A new national park that has a small office/museum but is working on a more permanent location. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly, and there is a movie to watch talking about the projects. The whole town is really the park, so wandering around on your own will get you a flavor of things.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This place is slightly hidden, and so once I went to look for it, and could not find it...but I think if they had some signs pointing to its destination--it would get more foot traffic.

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Glensted Mo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Los Alamos Historical Museum is currently located in the Visitor Center, but still worth the visit. The docents are former employees of the Los Alamos Lab, very informative. While there you can tour the beautiful grounds/park in the area. This temporary location is withing the Museum area. All in downtown Los Alamos.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Even though this museum is located in a temporary building, it is still worth visiting as everything associated with the Manhattan Project is intriguing

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Los Alamos, New Mexico to see one of the sites of the newly created Manhattan Project National Historic Park. There are 3 sites in all with the other 2 located in Hanford, WA and Oak Ridge, TN. If you have a national parks passport book the parks have a 3 part cancellation stamp where you get one piece... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Well worth a visit. The museum has two very educational films which I recommend that you view before touring the museum. The exhibits are well done and some are hands on.The individuals who worked there are listed on the walls with photos and a short biography. The museum is free.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The indoor exhibition is in temporry premises across the road but some of the old houses behind Fuler Lodge are well worth viewing..They include the Romero Cabin and the Ranch School Power House.

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