Los Alamos National LaboratoryBradbury Science Museum
Your Window into Los Alamos National Laboratory
Bradbury Science Museum

Visit the Museum

The Bradbury Science Museum offers unique resources and experiences for student groups.

Bradbury Science Museum Exploration  

Bring history to life

  • Examine primary sources and artifacts from the World War II Manhattan Project at Los Alamos from Einstein's letter to President Roosevelt to the electronic fireset that set off Fat Man.
  • Watch the 15-minute documentary film Racing Toward Dawn.
  • Meet some of the people who played important roles at Los Alamos.

Find science inspiration

  • Listen to personal narratives recorded by current Los Alamos scientists about the work they do.
  • Participate in interactive exhibits showcasing current LANL projects including:
    • nanotechnology
    • algae biofuels
    • environmental monitoring
    • supercomputing
    • the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity
    • understanding radiation.

Challenge yourself

  • Use scientific thinking to solve problems at our puzzle tables.
  • Try your hand at our particle accelerator simulation game.
  • Learn to operate a Marchant calculator and be a human computer.
  • Complete our scavenger hunts, available for pre-readers through high school here at the museum.