The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, New Mexico tells the story of an Atomic Age, early research of nuclear advances and even the modern forms of nuclear energy we use today.
This is a non-profit Museum that hosts just about everything, from the age of the atom into the current peaceful use of nuclear science. The main exhibit covers the forerunners of the Atomic Age and the pursuit of a nuclear bomb. Trinity was the code name for the first nuclear blast of an “atomic” weapon. The Manhattan Project made the first blast possible through research and development during World War II. The Trinity Test was conducted at what is now the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on July 16, 1945. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History also shows others countries endeavors with nuclear science and the uncertainty of a nuclear scare.
The museum covers everything from the bombs themselves to nuclear shelter recreations to the x-ray technology we use today, and even dishware that contained radiation due to the uses of uranium. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History covers everything from the Atomic Age to the current usage of peaceful nuclear science.