National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, NM Photos

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, NM, traces the development of the atomic age in terms of science, weapons, medicine, culture, and even a large collection of American aircraft and missiles designed to deliver nuclear bombs.

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Lance missiles sit before National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Facade of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Atomic sculpture on facade of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Lance missiles at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Lance missiles (1972) sit before National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Facade of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Atomic sculpture on facade of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Lance missiles (1972) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Pioneers of the Atom timeline display at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Periodic table of the elements on floor of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Pioneers of the Atomic age display at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Model of University of Chicago Pile-1 used for world's first controlled atomic chain reaction at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Pioneers of the Atom timeline display at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Periodic table of the elements on floor of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Pioneers of the Atomic age display at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Model of University of Chicago Pile-1 used for world's first controlled atomic chain reaction (Dec. 2, 1942) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Frequency Generator believed used by Enrico Fermi while at University of Chicago at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Buy Extra Bonds World War II poster 1944 by James Montgomery Flagg at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Calutron used to separate U235 from U238 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay model of plane which dropped first atomic bomb on Japan on Aug. 6, 1945 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Frequency Generator (c1940) believed used by Enrico Fermi while at University of Chicago at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Buy Extra Bonds World War II poster 1944 by James Montgomery Flagg at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Calutron (1940s) used to separate U235 from U238 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay model of plane which dropped first atomic bomb on Japan on Aug. 6, 1945 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
B-29 Superfortress Bockscar model of plane which dropped second atomic bomb on Japan on Aug. 9, 1945 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Norden M-9 Bombsight analog computer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Full-scale models of Little Boy World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Full-scale models of Little Boy World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
B-29 Superfortress Bockscar model of plane which dropped second atomic bomb on Japan on Aug. 9, 1945 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Norden M-9 Bombsight analog computer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Full-scale models of Little Boy World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Full-scale models of Little Boy World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Full-scale models of Fat Man World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Full-scale models of Fat Man World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Packard custom limousine used to transport scientists during the Manhattan Project at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Plymouth Special Deluxe auto like one used to transport the plutonium core to the Trinity test site of the Manhattan Project at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Full-scale models of Fat Man World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Full-scale models of Fat Man World War II atomic bomb at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Packard custom limousine (1942) used to transport scientists during the Manhattan Project at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Plymouth Special Deluxe auto (1942) like one used to transport the plutonium core to the Trinity test site of the Manhattan Project at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Manhattan Project Trinity base camp flag at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Acheson-Lilienthal report for the control of Atomic Energy with signature of authors including J. Robert Oppenheimer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Postcard of Las Vegas with atomic mushroom cloud over test site in distance at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Fallout Shelter sign at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Manhattan Project Trinity base camp flag (1945) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Acheson-Lilienthal report (1946) for the control of Atomic Energy with signature of authors including J. Robert Oppenheimer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Postcard of Las Vegas with atomic mushroom cloud over test site in distance at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Fallout Shelter sign at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Replica of home Fallout Shelter at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.CD Fallout Shelter survival supplies barrel at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Civil Defense documents from World War II at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Booklet on building Family Fallout Shelter at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Replica of home Fallout Shelter at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.CD Fallout Shelter survival supplies barrel (1963) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Civil Defense (CD) documents from World War II at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Booklet on building Family Fallout Shelter (c1960s) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Booklet on building an Outside Concrete Shelter at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Tactical nuclear rocket & launcher at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.W70 tactical nuclear warhead used on MGM-52 Lance weapons system at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.W54 tactical nuclear warhead launched by Davy Crocket missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Booklet on building an Outside Concrete Shelter (1975) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Tactical nuclear rocket & launcher at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.W70 tactical nuclear warhead (1970s) used on MGM-52 Lance weapons system at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.W54 tactical nuclear warhead (1960s) launched by Davy Crocket missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Mk 5 nuclear bomb under Honest John rocket at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.MB-1/AIR-2A Genie air-to-air rocket at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.M455 training unit for M454 Artillery-Fired Atomic Projectile in shipping case at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Devices to control nuclear weapons from several decades at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Mk 5 nuclear bomb (1950s) under Honest John rocket at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.MB-1/AIR-2A Genie air-to-air rocket (1957-84) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.M455 training unit for M454 Artillery-Fired Atomic Projectile in shipping case (1963-92) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Devices to control nuclear weapons from several decades at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Boeing B-29 Superfortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Nose of Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Boeing B-29 Superfortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress (1955) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Nose of Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Tail of Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Vought TA-7C Corsair II trainer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Nose of Vought TA-7C Corsair II trainer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Republic F-105D Thunderchief at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Tail of Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Vought TA-7C Corsair II trainer (1976-92) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Nose of Vought TA-7C Corsair II trainer (1976-92) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Republic F-105D Thunderchief (1955) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Snark intercontinental cruise missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Mace cruise missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Bomarc & Matador missiles at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Multistage rocket at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Snark intercontinental cruise missile (1958) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Mace cruise missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Bomarc (1960s) & Matador (1954-9) missiles at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Multistage rocket at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Rocket launching army truck at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.U.S. Army artillery piece for launching tactical nuclear shells at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Nuclear submarine SSN 645 conning tower at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Geiger counter collection at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Rocket launching army truck at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.U.S. Army artillery piece for launching tactical nuclear shells at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Nuclear submarine SSN 645 conning tower at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Geiger counter collection at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Jug of Pure-Radium-Water claimed as remedy for rheumatism, egzema, stomach troubles from Hotel Sequoyah Baths in Claremore, OK at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Radium Emanator Filter Jar for adding radon gas to drinking water at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Souvenir Uranium Jewelry at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Uranium glass aka at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Jug of Pure-Radium-Water claimed as remedy for rheumatism, egzema, stomach troubles from Hotel Sequoyah Baths in Claremore, OK (early 20th C) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Radium Emanator Filter Jar (c1930) for adding radon gas to drinking water (quackery) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Souvenir Uranium Jewelry (c1955) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Uranium glass aka (Vaseline or Canary glass) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Irradiated glass which become bluish-purple through exposure to Cobalt-60 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Fiestaware 1936 by Homer Laughlin China Co. take red-orange color from Uranium oxide in glaze at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Electrostatic X-ray Influence Machine for various ailments at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Shoe fitting fluoroscope at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Irradiated glass which become bluish-purple through exposure to Cobalt-60 at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Fiestaware 1936 by Homer Laughlin China Co. take red-orange color from Uranium oxide in glaze at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Electrostatic X-ray Influence Machine (c1920) for various ailments at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Shoe fitting fluoroscope (1930s) at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Fluoroscope X-ray Machine for standing patients at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Picker Prism 2000XP gamma ray camera at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Revell Model Kit for Westinghouse Atomic Power Plant at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Toys extolling nuclear power including toy train with missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Fluoroscope X-ray Machine (1940s) for standing patients at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Picker Prism 2000XP gamma ray camera at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Revell Model Kit for Westinghouse Atomic Power Plant at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Toys extolling nuclear power including toy train with missile at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.
Posters from movies with atomic themes at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Tupperware food container collection at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.

Posters from movies with atomic themes at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.Tupperware food container collection at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Albuquerque, NM.


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