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Mission Statement

The mission of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is to serve as America's resrouce for nuclear history and science. the Museum presents exhibits and quality educational program that convey the diversity of individuals and events that shape the historical and technical context of the nuclear age.

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The Museum strives to tell the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of the technology. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the only Smithsonian Affiliate Museum in the city of Albuquerque. The Museum was chartered by Congress in 1991 as the official Atomic Museum of the United States.

The Museum is also a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers. It is a non-profit, 501(c)3, operated by the National Atomic Museum Foundation. The Museum hosts approximately 70,000 guests from around the world each year and presents programs to approximately 10,000 children. The Museum runs a science summer camp program within the state, with 300 day-campers learning about ecology, robotics, flight, engineering, medicine and general science.

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http://www.nuclearmuseum.org

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