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The National Atomic Testing Museum

755 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119-7363
+1 702-794-5151
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This museum is devoted to the Nevada Test Site.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“area section” (29 reviews)
“above ground” (26 reviews)
“mushroom clouds” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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755 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119-7363
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+1 702-794-5151
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum shares an interesting piece of Vegas history. The museum covers a good chunk of atomic history with a focus not only on the area but atomic testing and use in the US. It talks quite a bit about the politics which might be...More

Thank C K
Reviewed yesterday

Very comprehensive museum not only about the atomic testing in Nevada but different types of bombs and why the information from the tests is so important. Allow plenty of time because there is a lot of information and exhibits to see.

Thank jeddamay
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is a good film where you can experience an atomic bomb test with the flash and the shock wave. There is a lot of information, but it stops in the 1990’s. They should build a new section/wing for developments since 2000. It was a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my niece to this museum. She is 12 and has a great deal of interest in the hard sciences. She enjoyed it, but I think younger children might get bored. There's a lot to read and soak in. I found the exhibits fascinating...More

Thank Jericha D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Atomic Testing Museum was recommended to us by a friend. It has lots of interesting exhibits and displays. There is even a bunker with a screen that simulates a nuclear explosion, very realistic. It was interesting to follow the history of all the...More

Thank sneezy007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum does a good job presenting the historical information of atomic testing in Nevada and other parts of the country. It's easy to get through it all in about an hour. One of our kids enjoyed it more than the other. Would have been...More

Thank vetism
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has a dated feel but they explain scientifically what Area 51 is. There are lots of movies and exhibits to read up on and the timeline is strategically placed so you traverse the sequence of how Area 51 developed with historical events. No...More

1  Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting view of the most important advances in human history. Great place to visit to see a piece of history.

1  Thank josephmelow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is part of the Smithsonian. Perhaps I need to say no more, but this is another place that everyone should see while staying in Las Vegas It is interesting and informative about the atomic testing and the historical context during the Cold War...More

1  Thank jeanne77b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent about a few hours there for the exhibits The interactive theater was fun and different. Loved the different aspects from history on EPA, Military defense, and society affects. Good educational experience for teenagers.

1  Thank Tom Y
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Brenda S
16 April 2017|
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Response from jdglek | Reviewed this property |
The two are in very different locations and the Site Tour is first thing in the morning to late with a chartered bus. The hours for the museum is limited. Will have to be on different days.
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kkb333
1 April 2017|
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Response from pnati0n | Reviewed this property |
I see others already answered, but yes there is a nice on-site lot with free parking. Enjoy.
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SandyWichitaKS
30 January 2017|
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Response from maisoui_27 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I had a car.
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