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Los Alamos Historical Museum

1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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Best viewed on a guided tour

The things to be seen at this museum are a bit scattered and much might be missed if you just... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Doug G
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Very interesting & informative

I didn't know much about the Los Alamos & where the atomic bomb had been developed but this museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne B
Daytona Beach, Florida
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1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-4493
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Reviewed yesterday

The things to be seen at this museum are a bit scattered and much might be missed if you just wander around. We took a 1-1/2 hour tour at 11AM with a very informative guide and really got a lot out of it. Between the...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know much about the Los Alamos & where the atomic bomb had been developed but this museum told the story of all the people & their families who sacrificed & worked hard for their country to help win WWII. It was well worth...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely full of information on the history of Los Alamos. Staff is very informative and friendly!

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second calling point after the Los Alamos Visitor Contact Station and there was more to see than I expected, including the ranch school main building and one of the bungalows occupied by Manhattan Project scientists. It is all small scale but fascinating...More

Thank Corb2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Los Alamos is steeped in science history but I found so much more. The Ranch school was fascinating and Pueblo history abounds. Small museum worth a stop.

Thank Roger E
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting and informative. Excellent book selection (for purchase). Shows creation of Lis Alamos site with a tilt toward home life. Interesting history.

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stayed in the area an extra day to see these museum buildings. My wife had lived in Los Alamos as a child, so reconnecting with her roots was big part of our 6 week trip in the Southwest. Each of the volunteers helped make the...More

Thank MrSmitcher
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Drove from Taos to see this museum, and we were lucky to make it in time for the 11am tour, which lasted 90 minutes. The tour guides, a husband / wife team, had lived in Los Alamos and raised a family in the community -...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My husband and I had the opportunity to take a tour of this Museum with a husband and wife volunteer tour guide team. They each took turns talking about the buildings, the pond, the memory garden etc. They really did seem to enjoy what they...More

Thank phen t
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Small but informative packed museum. My wife and I really enjoyed this place. We learned a lot about some interesting facts.

Thank f02301
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