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Trinity Site

Albuquerque, NM
+1 505-319-6448
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We actually stumbled upon the Trinity Site on a road trip as we were making our way East from San... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chelsey B
Georgetown, Canada
Awesome, serious, humbling.

A group of us visited the site during one of the only two times a year it is open to the public. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fredericksburg, Texas
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The exact spot where the first atomic bomb was detonated.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually stumbled upon the Trinity Site on a road trip as we were making our way East from San Antonio - just so happens we drove by on one of the 2 days it is open to the public annually! What a neat experience....More

Thank Chelsey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us visited the site during one of the only two times a year it is open to the public. We took along a survivor of the Hiroshima bomb who was the only survivor in his school, and family. Very moving experience.

Thank CrystallinePhoenix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sign and location of the Trinity Site is several hours south of Albuquerque on the way to Alamogordo, New Mexico. The attraction is the historic nature of the place. Twice a year one can visit, but otherwise it is a drive-by location.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 8 December 2017

this is a huge part of history. it is NOT an exciting place to visit. it is a very long drive from a meeting point in a caravan. driving into the military base being lead by and followed by military cars. there is very little...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Open to the public once or twice a year, take a day and do it. Plan the drive carefully as there’s no gas stations on the restricted area. Plenty of parking once you’re there, and see an important place I need history. It doesn’t take...More

Thank TVenturi
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is incredible to be able to safely walk where the first atomic bomb was detonated. There are display cases and markers to identify the important sites. And there is an oryx crossing sign on the road to the Trinity site. I highly recommend this...More

Thank JBA575
Reviewed 7 November 2017

open 2x a year history was made here everyone should come on one of the open days. and reflect on the histor

Thank biker4thelord
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A fact I did not know! But thanks to the very helpful and informative people from Los Alamos who spent their day at the Trinity site I do now. There were 2 atomic bomb designs in 1945, both of which had enough refined material to...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I've been dreaming of visiting this place for 30 years. It's why I asked my friends to make a pilgrimage to New Mexico with me. It is central to the mythology of American Big Science and the role of physics and physicists in modern society....More

1  Thank mccambjd
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We lined up at the gate at 7:30, only had about 30 cars in front of us, got on the first bus out to the assembly site at the McDonald farm, hung out in the blast area without fighting a crowd. When the caravan from...More

Thank TravelingProfessor
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8 October 2017|
Response from patty49er | Reviewed this property |
Expect to use the bathroom in a porta potty. There won't be food trucks, so bring your own food and water if you want to picnic, although there aren't many picnic tables. There were a few outdoor exhibits, a place to buy... More
26 September 2017|
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Response from patty49er | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can. The place was crawling with military people.