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Bradbury Science Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very informative

We went to learn about the history of the Manhattan Project. Lots of information on the walls so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dennis B
Denver, United States
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Informative without being overwhelming

While in Los Alamos we wanted to make this stop being it is part of our history. I found it very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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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...more
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1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
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All reviews manhattan project atomic bomb fat man nuclear weapons interactive exhibits atomic age during world war ii the los alamos national laboratory atomic energy hands on activities great history short film free admission all ages kids and adults visiting los alamos lots of history
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to learn about the history of the Manhattan Project. Lots of information on the walls so you can kill all the time you want here. The film is very interesting, worth the drive from Santa Fe.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 2 days ago

While in Los Alamos we wanted to make this stop being it is part of our history. I found it very interesting and informative even being non science/engineering in nature or profession type. Lots of hands on for younger children to hold their attention.

Thank linlaegen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fun informative 1.5 hours here. Closes at 5 pm so hit the Manhattan Project National Park office and very helpful 17-minute film first (as closes at 4 pm - on 20th St off of Central) then walk across Central to see the Lodge building...More

Thank RayNYC9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really like the History section and the movie. I learned a lot about the Manhattan Project. There are so many displays here that it would take all day if you wanted to read or listen to everything.

1  Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small museum is free and jam packed with information and interactive displays. Would recommend for any and all ages.

1  Thank MA B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bradbury Science Museum documents the secret Manhattan Project, the creation of atomic energy and "the bomb". Thousands of European and American scientists and engineers were secretly transferred to Los Alamos NM to split the Atom and end the war. Don't miss the free 20...More

1  Thank Marvin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum regarding nuclear field. Many very elaborate, high tech, informative exhibits. We only had an hour available and wish we had twice the time to spend there. Hard to believe there was no charge for this excellent museum. Great info for all ages.

1  Thank ian c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is like an encyclopedia threw up and info stuck to every surface. The displays look professional and the info is well written (at an adult or senior high school level), but it's all so close together that there's no place to rest the...More

1  Thank poisonlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

My father was a machinist on the Manhattan Project and I made the pilgrimage to Los Alamos to honor his memory. I came away with such a better appreciation of what life was like on an every day basis for those who came to Los...More

1  Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is free. Best not to be in a hurry. It is self guided with an enormous amount of reading. Two very informative movies are offered. Extremely interesting to learn about a lot of the current research topics that effect us today. The Manhattan...More

1  Thank texas75056
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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