Bradbury Science Museum announces winter opening hours
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LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, December 21, 2010—Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Bradbury Science Museum will be closed on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year’s Day (January 1, 2011). On all other days, the museum will observe regular opening hours: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and Mondays.
Often called “a window to the Laboratory,” the museum annually attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world. Guests big and small can learn about the Lab’s history, as well as about breakthroughs in a wide range of scientific and medical disciplines that Los Alamos pioneered in the interest of global and national security. These include research in such areas as clean energy and energy security, climate change, supercomputing, nuclear non-proliferation, pandemic modeling, environmental sustainability, stockpile stewardship, nanotechnology, and many others. In addition, the Bradbury reaches thousands of Northern New Mexico students through its various educational outreach programs.
The museum is located at 1350 Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Admission is free.
Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, BWX Technologies, Inc. and URS for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.
Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.