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Los Alamos, New Mexico: Los Alamos: Oppenheimer Town

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Address:
1050 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM
Directions:
From NM-502/Trinity Drive turn north at the stoplight onto Oppenheimer Drive and follow it to the Los Alamos History Museum.
Hours:
History Museum: M-F 9-5, Sa 10-4. Bradbury Museum: Tu-Sa 10-5; Su 1-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
505-709-7794
Admission:
History Museum: $5. Bradbury Museum: Free.
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Los Alamos: Oppenheimer Town.

Los Alamos: Oppenheimer Town

Many Atomic Age sites, most within walking distance of each other, including museum buildings with odd atomic relics and a bronze outdoor statue of Oppenheimer wearing his hat.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [02/11/2024]

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Atom Bomb Backpack

We found the museum and it was well worth the visit, but no one there knew anything about a backpack.

[Shirlie Freytag, 05/15/2023]

We call it the "Atom Bomb Backpack" because the tiny bomb is displayed with its rucksack, which would be carried by one broad-shouldered soldier. Its official name is the "B54 Special Atomic Demolition Munition."


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