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Aerial View of Los Alamos

Aerial approach to the Los Alamos airport

Where we're located

Los Alamos (elevation 7,355 feet) is perched high atop the Pajarito Plateau in the Jemez Mountains, 35 miles northwest of Santa Fe.

The Bradbury Science Museum is located in downtown Los Alamos at the corner of Central Avenue and 15th Street. If you’re driving here and using GPS navigation, our address is 1350 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM 87544.

How to get here

From Albuquerque take I-25 north to Santa Fe (take NM 599 for most direct route), then US 84/285 north to Pojoaque. At Pojoaque take the NM 502 exit to Los Alamos.


Driving time and distance from:

Bandelier:  20 min. (12 mi.)
Santa Fe:  45 min. (35 mi.)
Albuquerque:  1 hr 50 min. (93 mi.)
Taos: 1 hr 20 min. (65 mi.)

updated 11/20/13 11:13 AM