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Los Alamos Historical Museum

1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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This museum is currently in a temporary facility and consists of two rooms. We were the only ones... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2016
dennis w
Severna Park, Maryland
A museum with hands-on experiences and user-friendy displays!

Los Alamos Historical Museum has something for all ages: hands-on experiences for children and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
San Diego, California
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1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

This museum is currently in a temporary facility and consists of two rooms. We were the only ones there during our visit and the curator walked and talked with us. After visiting the Bradbury museum in Los Alamos there is little new except for some...More

Thank dennis w
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Los Alamos Historical Museum has something for all ages: hands-on experiences for children and fascinating, detailed history for history buffs. Whether you arrive with little knowledge or as an expert in atomic history, there are things to see and learn. You may spend an hour...More

Thank EvyLee
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The history of Los Alamos is well represented. The building is small however it was worth the visit. Only took about 1 hour to read everything.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I live in Los Alamos but, I'm not affiliated with the National Laboratory. That being said, the grandkids and I had a great time here! It was informative for all of us and entertaining for the grandkids. Clearly, great care was given to explaining and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The entire history of the town that is the birthplace of the Atomic Bomb is presented with most emphasis on the Boy Scout Ranch School just prior to WW2 and then the town during WW2.

Thank MonteCarloScientis
Reviewed 8 November 2015

My wife never realized that there was so much history surrounding the development of the atomic bomb. In a period of just over two years an amazing transformation took place starting here. This museum is the former location of the Los Alamos boys ranch and...More

Thank RnCinAZ
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum and although it's a very old approach, it tells the story well of how the town developed and the impact of the atomic age. Part of the Los Alamos trail and well worth visiting

Thank Brent J
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is a great place to start the walking tour of Los Alamos. Free I believe - and a great source of information. Exhibits well presented, very nice bookstore / giftshop. This was the center hub for us - we parked here, visitied the museum,...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We took a tour of the grounds of the historical museum with a delightful and very, very knowledgeable couple from the Los alamos historical society. They took us through the grounds and homes of historical figures of the Los alamos project. They were adept at...More

Thank Clarissa W
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed this small museum, located in the former infirmary of the boys' school that was taken over by the government during WWII to serve as the laboratory where the atomic bomb was developed. The people working there were well-informed and willing to talk...More

Thank Carol757
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