Exhibitions

history

The Town That Never Was

The Town that Never Was - This 16-minute film tells the story of the Manhattan Project and Los Alamos from 1942-1945.

feature film

Stockpile Stewardship: Heritage of Science at Los Alamos

This film explains the Laboratory’s current mission to maintain our country’s aging weapons without nuclear testing.

feature film

Fat Man

Displayed at the Museum is an exact replica of Fat Man, the bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. This type of bomb was tested at Trinity Site in southern New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

Little Boy

Little Boy

Displayed at the Museum is an exact replica of Little Boy, the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945, during World War II.

Museum name

No, Not Ray Bradbury

The Museum is NOT named after the science fiction author Ray Bradbury, but rather Norris Bradbury, the director of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory from 1945 until 1970.