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Bradbury Science Museum

Inside the Bradbury Science Museum

Learn about the Lab’s current mission and its vital role in the economy and quality of life in our northern New Mexico community.

August 18, 2014

Interactive Exhibits
Experience more than 60 interactive exhibits in the Museum's three galleries: History, Defense, and Research. Exhibits explore the Manhattan Project, the Lab’s work on national nuclear defense, and the Laboratory’s research on life sciences, material sciences, space, supercomputing, energy, and the environment.
Virtual Tours

Research on Science and Engineering of Signatures (RoSES) Virtual Tour
Meet the Bradbury through this compelling virtual tour of our galleries created by students participating in the Research on Science and Engineering of Signatures (RoSES) program lead by Michelle Lee of the Lab's Weapons Facilities Operations group.

Faces of Science: The People Behind our Science
Meet the scientists behind the science at Los Alamos. Many of them felt a calling to science at an early age...now they work at a world-class research facility where childhood dreams have become reality. Use your cell phone or borrow one of ours to listen to their stories of dedication to solving world problems.

Guide by Cell Tours—Guide Favorites

To listen to these Guide by Cell stories, dial (505) 515-0004 and wait for the prompt. Then, enter the number of the exhibit you'd like to hear about, followed by the # key.

  • Norris Bradbury — 202001#
  • The Atomic Age Begins — 202003#
  • Trinitite — 202004# 
  • The Fireset — 202005#
  • Building Immunity — 202006#
  • Algae to Biofuels — 202007#
  • Archaeology — 202008#
  • Mars Chem Cam — 202009#
  • Stockpile Stewardship — 202011#
  • Explosives — 202012#
  • Safeguards — 202013#
Signature Films

Stockpile Stewardship: Heritage of Science at Los Alamos.

Manhattan Project

Journalist Miles O'Brien takes an inside tour of the nation's premier nuclear weapons design laboratory to see the amazing science, engineering, and computational tools used to maintain the nation's stockpile of nuclear weapons. (9 min.)


Racing Toward Dawn

Racing Toward Dawn video

The Bradbury Science Museum's signature history movie about Los Alamos National Laboratory, also available en español.