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Bradbury Science Museum

1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
+1 505-667-4444
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Great Museum

Great museum to learn some of the history of Los Alamos. FREE. Budget 1 - 2 hours, 3 if you really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Atlanta, Georgia
An interesting museum about truly significant science and history

The museum offers valuable insight about how some people view and have viewed events in the history... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kitchener, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3244
+1 505-667-4444
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Reviewed yesterday

Great museum to learn some of the history of Los Alamos. FREE. Budget 1 - 2 hours, 3 if you really get into the details and read/watch *everything*. There are a couple of videos that play that are slightly repetitive of some of the reading....More

Thank WorldieTravels
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum offers valuable insight about how some people view and have viewed events in the history of the world. There may be a couple of inaccuracies in details, but, that may be purposeful in nature. Overall the material is informative, enlightening, and awesome in...More

Thank CdnGoldy
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed this museum. There were short movies about the Manhattan Project. We liked the many interactive and hands on science exhibits.

Thank johnwGA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very informative for the history/war buff!! Maybe not the most fun spot for kids unless they are inquisitive or really into history or science! A lot of local and national background!

Thank 638theresec
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Bradbury Science Museum is the public information and educational wing of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Los Alamos is most famous for being the place where the brightest scientists of the middle of the twentieth century gathered to help build the first three atomic...More

Thank budzilla
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great exhibits of World War II information and lots of things to see related the the Manhattan Project. The replicas of the Little Boy and Fat Man bombs will make you stop and think about the commitment this county made in bringing an end to...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can't visit Los Alamos without learning something about its history and something about nuclear weapons and atomic science. This is a relatively small museum, but the copious information is well presented but very dense. We watched both movies and spent about 2 1/2 hours...More

Thank Knock_me_out_please
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, pure-and-simple, a MUST-SEE ATTRACTION in Los Alamos. Named after Norris Bradbury, Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory for 25-years, one could spend hours in the museum. You can see films in a small theater. There is far more here than I could...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a wonderful museum here that tells the history of the area. The exhibits are arranged very well and in order. A must see if you're in the area.

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested to know the history of Los Alamos, this is the place to go. You can also find a replica of Fat boy and other bombs here. Great place to use your brain as well since, they have a lot of brain...More

Thank Pallav B
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“Interesting but glossed over Japanese casualties” If it makes you feel any better, I was just in Hiroshima a few weeks ago, and they mostly glossed over the fact that the brutal Imperial Japanese forces plunged the entire Pacific into a horrifically bloody war that lasted for years, and that may have been the cause of the bombing of that beautiful city. I think I saw two small signs commenting on this.
24 March 2016|
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Response from PeregrineEdmonton | Reviewed this property |
The museum is an interesting attempt to blend a whole lot of local content into a small space, so errors and omissions wouldn't surprise me. Museum folks usually take comments, particularly about errors, seriously and make... More