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Bradbury Science Museum

Welcome to the Bradbury Science Museum

Welcome to the Bradbury Science Museum, where you can explore the Laboratory’s proud history and heritage of over 70 years of innovation.

September 11, 2014
museum plan showing the museum entrance and the lobby

Today, Los Alamos National Laboratory is one of the world's largest multidisciplinary research institutions.

Introduction to the museum

In 1942, the Laboratory began as the site for designing the first atomic bomb. Today it is one of the world's largest multidisciplinary research institutions. Begin your visit in the Lobby with an overview of what the Laboratory is today and its vital role in the economy and quality of life in the northern New Mexico community.

Explore:

  • LANL capabilities and facilities
  • LANL and the community
  • Bust of Norris Bradbury, the Laboratory's second director

Don’t miss:

6-minute film: The Lab Today

This film provides a quick overview of the breadth and depth of research being conducted at the Laboratory today.