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Manhattan Project National Historical Park Tours at Los Alamos

Registration for Oct. 2022 tours coming soon! Tours will be Oct. 13 and 14.

June 9, 2022

  • Manhattan Project NHP-Los Alamos Project Manager
  • Cheryl Abeyta
  • EPC-DO
  • Email

Registration for Oct. 13 and Oct. 14 public tours of TA-18 Pajarito Laboratory will open Sept. 1.

This unique tour will take participants “behind the fence” on Los Alamos National Laboratory property to visit the Pond Cabin, which served as an office for Emilio Segrè’s Radioactivity Group studying plutonium; a battleship bunker used to protect equipment and staff during implosion design explosives testing; and the Slotin Building, site of Louis Slotin’s criticality accident.

Each tour lasts approximately 3 hours. There are 2 tours per day with a maximum of 25 people per tour.

Safety and security are vitally important at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Your eligibility to visit a national security site will be verified after you register.

Requirements

Tour participants:

  • Must U.S. citizens
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to walk short distances, stand for 30 minutes, climb stairs, and traverse over uneven surfaces.
  • Must wear closed-toe, closed-heel, sturdy footwear, and long pants.
  • Are not allowed to bring cell phones, cameras, or recording devices of any kind onto the site.