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Idaho Falls, Idaho: First Light Bulb Lit by Atomic Power

Museum collection of much more, but we'd like to see their first light bulb lit by a nuclear reactor fueled with plutonium.

Museum of Idaho

200 N. Eastern Ave., Idaho Falls, ID
Museum of Idaho. Corner of Eastern Ave. and Elm St.
M-Tu 9-8, W-Sa 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $9
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First Light Bulb Lit by Atomic Power

On display at the Museum of Idaho are light bulbs from 1963, the first to be lit by a nuclear reactor fueled with plutonium.

[Jeff B, 06/12/2024]

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