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Take a trip back in history!

The tours are fantastic and informative. It covers the history of Hanford and surrounding area. A... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great history tour

My wife was unsure whether she wanted to spend 4 hours on a tour, but the presentation and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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2000 Logston Blvd, Richland, WA 99354-5300
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tours are fantastic and informative. It covers the history of Hanford and surrounding area. A great history lesson for Jr high and High School students, and even the grownup thinks it cool!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife was unsure whether she wanted to spend 4 hours on a tour, but the presentation and nowledgeable staff made you wish you had had them as history teachers in school! No pictures do justice to the moment you enter Reactor B and see...More

Thank brit o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour started at the visitor center in Richland and after a short orientation video, we all loaded onto a bus and drove about 30 miles NW. Our tour guide, Byron had a lot of great stories about the site and the surrounding area. What...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever American should take this tour; it is intensely thought provoking with regard to whether we should have developed the atomic bomb or not. The tour also provokes thoughts about nuclear energy as a whole, as well as about the quality assurance practices of any...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family calls spouse “Mr. Physics”, while I’m a real history buff. We both had a very interesting time on this tour, and would highly recommend it if you have an interest in either of these areas. As seniors, we sorta’ remember WWII, as well...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

I've been wanting to visit the Hanford reactor for many years and they have now cleaned everything, torn down many facilities, but left Reactor B where the plutonium for the Nagasaki bomb was produced. We took about a 45 min drive through the reservation, which...More

1  Thank lous652
Reviewed 16 August 2018

You go to there website and choose a date for your tour. There is no charge! so you arrive at the Langston blvd address watch a movie then get onboard a airconditioned motorcoach out to the reactor. The tour is very interesting. It is a...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We visited the B Reactor National Historic Landmark in late July. It is one of three sites in the United States that were important in the Manhattan Project of the 1940s and the development of the atom bomb. There is a docent led tour of...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Although the history has been adapted to today's politically correct environment, one can still get insights into the extraordinary effort it took to close out World War II, arm ourselves against the USSR and communist China, and, to extend our knowledge of clean, affordable nuclear...More

1  Thank Global_Coug
Reviewed 6 August 2018

From october 1943 to september 13, 51000 workers at Hanford constructed and operated this massive complex to fabricate uranium fuel and separate plutonium. The workers were segregated at night, 6000 black workers lived , ate and amused themselves in different quarters. There one ONLY one...More

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14 July 2018|
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Response from amysG8179GO | Reviewed this property |
Generally on Monday and Tuesdays they have one tour starting at 8 am. Wednesday to Saturday they have two tours a day 9 am and 8:45 am. The dates for the 2018 season for September is 1-8, 11-15, 17-22 and 29-31 You can... More
Joyce S
26 July 2015|
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Response from amysG8179GO | Reviewed this property |
I thought I answered this questions yesterday. If it didn't get published, I'll write it again. You could drive on the road where the reactor is but you cannot go through the gate of the fence. All you will see is a... More
Mary S
11 July 2015|
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Response from amysG8179GO | Reviewed this property |
The 2018 schedule is s follows: May 24-31 June 1-2, 4-9, 11-16, 18-20, 22-23, and 25-30 July 2-14, 16-21, and 23-28, and 30-31 August 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, and 27-31 September 1-8, 10-15, 17-22, and 24-29 October 1-6... More