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Los Alamos Historical Museum

1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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Walk where History was made in WWII

My wife and I have spent the last year traveling the world, visiting historical destination... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ConversationStarters
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Lacking Anything of Interest - Seriously!

I wonder if any of the visitors to this museum actually opened their eyes or really went in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glidr
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Nanaimo, Canada
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“ranch school” (25 reviews)
“atomic bomb” (32 reviews)
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1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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+1 505-662-4493
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"manhattan project"
in 76 reviews
"ranch school"
in 25 reviews
"atomic bomb"
in 32 reviews
"boys school"
in 9 reviews
"during wwii"
in 8 reviews
"temporary location"
in 5 reviews
"secret city"
in 4 reviews
"top secret"
in 4 reviews
"walking tour"
in 13 reviews
"oak ridge"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"great place to learn"
in 3 reviews
"cold war"
in 4 reviews
"national park"
in 5 reviews
"entry fee"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have spent the last year traveling the world, visiting historical destination connected to WWII. Our most recent was the museum at Los Alamos. This was where the first Atomic Bomb was developed, with two later versions used to bring an end...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wonder if any of the visitors to this museum actually opened their eyes or really went in the doors. There were three rooms one had pictures of science prize winners (and other prizes) pictured, but I don't believe any of these were related to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the Bradbury Museum covers the science this museum located in the former visitor's cabin centers on the creation, people, and life of the early town created to support the labs built here. The staff members were great, very knowledgeable with good senses of humor.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buildings and museums are very interesting. $5 entrance fees. Lots of very interesting section on the ranch school and the Manhattan project. Nice walking outside if it’s a warm day.

1  Thank Marcia K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the exhibits as well as the park. Learned the history of this unique city and the role it played in world history.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This museum was very interesting as I didn’t know about the Manhattan Project. It explained how the town was taken over by the government to work on the creation of the atomic bomb. The portrayal of the project and the people involved was fascinating. The...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to this museum twice and the second time I took my husband and family. It is a superb museum, with everything laid out beautifully. Most of all, the lives of people that picked in the museum have a way of reaching one....More

Thank Theresa A
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Museum includes a walking tour of pueblo ruins, a setters cabin, and other buildings associated with the Manhattan project. In the small museum they cover the history of the area, form native cultures to the development of the atomic bomb during WW2. The history...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This museum was interesting and provided insight into the town of Los Alamos. The grounds are nice and staff are very pleasant.

1  Thank tikidream
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Travelling back in time with the backdrop of the Manhattan Project. Great diversion when the weather is good.

Thank gregnx
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