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Los Alamos Historical Museum

1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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Interesting view of the history

We learned a lot about the history of the Boys Ranch and how its existence were instrumental in... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Lots of interesting things.....

about the past and pre the laboratories in this small but worthwhile museum. There is a small... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Cork, Ireland
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1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We learned a lot about the history of the Boys Ranch and how its existence were instrumental in having the Manhattan Project work being done in Las Alamos.

1  Thank Carmine85635
Reviewed 18 May 2017

about the past and pre the laboratories in this small but worthwhile museum. There is a small charge for entry and it covers entry to one of the original log style homes built for the elite original workers at Los Alamos, which is very interesting...More

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Los Alamos Historical Museum is a MUST SEE ATTRACTION .. IF you have come to Los Alamos to learn about the Manhattan Project that took place from 1942 to 1946. It is spread out in several small buildings, some of which (the Bethe House...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Visited the Los Alamos Historical Museum today (after an afternoon at Bandolier National Monument). Only had an hour and a half till closing (at 5 pm), but made the most of it. The Manhattan Project at the Guest House was incredibly fascinating. I had no...More

Thank KathChicago
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It's nice to be able to see some of the buildings that was used in the Manhattan Project and what conditions they worked in. They have great docents working here and they know their history. Great place to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is about a block or two from the main historical museum. The street "Bathtub Row" is apply named, as these were the only residences with bathtubs. This museum provides a nice insight into the personal lives of some of the scientists that helped built...More

Thank MontanaCraig
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The park ranger at this site is amazing- he is not only knowledgeable but had a great sense of humor. Los Alamos is situated on top of a mesa so it seemed like a perfect place for a secret city...watch the film at the museum...More

Thank History56
Reviewed 15 April 2017

In reality, this museum is a collection of historical structures which were used at first by the Los Alamos Ranch School, and then by a variety of dignitaries during the the Manhattan Project (1943-47). The buildings are within walking distance of the Visitors' Center and...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited here in April. My GPS indicated we had arrived, but the museum was not apparent. I was expecting a large modern building. We had found the museum. It is comprised of original wood buildings that now house the museum. The main museum, although...More

Thank dnreed
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small gem of a museum devoted to the history of the town. Do not think small children would be interested but great for teens and adults. Allow at least 90 minutes to thoughtfully review the exhibits. Excellent volunteer staff.

Thank Julia33617
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