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Los Alamos Historical Museum

1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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There are a number of buildings that make up the museum so be sure to wander around. As far as we... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
vas57
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Greater Seattle Area
Excellent small museum, friendly docent

We were very impressed with this small museum. Admission was $5 per person and that included a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
rvgal99
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Box Elder, South Dakota
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1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

There are a number of buildings that make up the museum so be sure to wander around. As far as we could tell everything was free and we learned so much by taking our time and really exploring. A definite must if you're in the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with this small museum. Admission was $5 per person and that included a visit to the Hans Bethe house. When we entered, the docent gave us a quick overview of the local area and then let us roam the museum at...More

Thank rvgal99
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The atomic bomb was designed in a secret city hidden in the New Mexico desert. You can visit the modern community that secret city spawned. A well-guided tour explains the history before, during and since the frantic three years of work that led to Hiroshima...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 26 September 2017

You will learn many things at the museum that you had no idea took place. How a rural place literally in the middle of nowhere became the secret location that changed the course of history of the world.

Thank Hunchat
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Los Alamos is where the Atomic bomb was developed. People working in secret. It was interesting to learn there were several spies discovered. There are several building to see. There is a short movie about the first test of the Atomic bomb. Entry fee is...More

Thank charles6346
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The things to be seen at this museum are a bit scattered and much might be missed if you just wander around. We took a 1-1/2 hour tour at 11AM with a very informative guide and really got a lot out of it. Between the...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't know much about the Los Alamos & where the atomic bomb had been developed but this museum told the story of all the people & their families who sacrificed & worked hard for their country to help win WWII. It was well worth...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely full of information on the history of Los Alamos. Staff is very informative and friendly!

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was my second calling point after the Los Alamos Visitor Contact Station and there was more to see than I expected, including the ranch school main building and one of the bungalows occupied by Manhattan Project scientists. It is all small scale but fascinating...More

Thank Corb2000
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Los Alamos is steeped in science history but I found so much more. The Ranch school was fascinating and Pueblo history abounds. Small museum worth a stop.

Thank Roger E
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