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Hanford Nuclear Reservation

2000 Logston Blvd, Richland, WA 99354-5300
+1 509-376-7411
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B Reactor Tour

The B Reactor Tour of Hanford is part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park along with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Damascus, Maryland
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We really enjoyed the Reactor B tour. The docent was knowledgeable as was the staff at the reactor... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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2000 Logston Blvd, Richland, WA 99354-5300
+1 509-376-7411
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The B Reactor Tour of Hanford is part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park along with Los Alamos, NM and Oak Ridge, TN. It is a secure site, so you can only access the site and tour through The National Parks Service office. On...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Reactor B tour. The docent was knowledgeable as was the staff at the reactor. Do yourself a favor and watch the videos and visit the gift shop.

Thank NewMexicoGrammer
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We read about this tour of the Hanford B Reactor on Trip Advisor and decided to take it given my academic interest in the nuclear industry and world history. In addition, being residents of the Pacific Northwest, we have heard about the Hanford Reservation for...More

1  Thank J K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a hidden gem. It is also free. It is the best day you will ever have if you love this country and love the men and women who built it. The history of the Manhattan Project is so important and this tour (any...More

2  Thank Barb P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's a bit weird to visit a site that's origin was the destruction of lives but it was a part of the history of the world. Men make war. From a historical point, the site is interesting and if you can get out on the...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We took the whole family on this 4 hour tour emphasizing the Pre-war history of the Hanford Nuclear Site. The docents were incredibly knowledgeable and chose interesting stories and points to share. They expounded upon the Native American tribes and American settlers who had lived...More

1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

B Reactor is a decommissioned nuclear reactor part of The Manhattan Project National Historic Park. We toured with our boys ages twelve and nine in August. We booked the first tour in the morning leaving at 7:30 am so that we could also take in...More

1  Thank 4oceanlovers
Reviewed 16 September 2017

First -- it's free, and that's always a winner. This is a four-hour tour lead by soon to be docents (once they are official NPS employees) who are former employees who ran the place. The history they cover every school child should hear. In the...More

1  Thank MarkStephenSouder
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best, maybe the best guided tour I've. been on. A part of our history that should not be missed. Lasting approximately 4 hours this tour takes you inside the reactor building that produced the plutonium for the first atomic bomb test and...More

2  Thank Art S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This tour is a really terrific combination of informative lectures, detailed views of the B reactor, and a bus ride through an area chosen partly for its desolation and isolation. The reactor building is open to the public partly because it is open to Russian...More

1  Thank John A
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Joyce S
26 July 2015|
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Response from annie56543 | Reviewed this property |
No- you have to register for the tour. Otherwise you need a security passto get on the site.
Mary S
11 July 2015|
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Response from downunder09 | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to go to hanford.gov to register. First come, first served. Upcoming dates are July 28, 29, and 30; August 11, 12, 13, 25, 26, and 27. It's a hot ticket for good reason.
Ed L
4 February 2015|
Response from Graham L | Reviewed this property |
Tour dates for the 2015 season have not yet been announced. They are released on the Hanford web site, (just Google "Hanford Tours")and often fill up very quickly. Check that website frequently and jump on it when they are... More