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Nevada Test Site History Center

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Address: 2621 Losee Road, Las Vegas, NV
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The Nevada Test Site History Center offers a history of the United States'...

The Nevada Test Site History Center offers a history of the United States' nuclear weapons development program and testing activities, which were once conducted the site.

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Yes it is located at the Atomic Testing Museum. The Atomic Testing Museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian. Many former employees offer an insight into what went on at the NTS... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 May 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

Yes it is located at the Atomic Testing Museum. The Atomic Testing Museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian. Many former employees offer an insight into what went on at the NTS. It wasn't just about weapons testing. The volunteer hosts offer a first hand prospective of many of the tests that took place. A great stop if you don't want... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Located at the Atomic testing museum...a waste of time expected much more and that's from a party of 5

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

To understand exactly what was accomplished in terms of safely testing hundreds of nuclear devices ("atomic bombs") during the active times at the Nevada Test Site you really need to take an on-site tour, if you can arrange it. Failing that, a visit to the Atomic Test Museum, the Yucca Mountain museum and the NTS History Center might suffice.

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