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The Atomic Museum’s Role in Preserving Our Nuclear History
The Atomic Museum’s Role in Preserving Our Nuclear History

The Atomic Museum’s vital role in preserving and contextualizing humanity's atomic legacy takes center stage in the New York Times article Exploring Atomic Bomb History Beyond Los Alamos. Spurred on by pop culture hits like Oppenheimer and the newly released Fallout...

Exploring the Best History Museums in Las Vegas
Exploring the Best History Museums in Las Vegas

What do you think of when you hear the words: Las Vegas? For many the name conjures images of dazzling casinos, electrifying shows, and the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, instantly recognizable around the globe since its erection in 1959. But beneath the...

8 Family Activities in Las Vegas, Nevada Everyone Will Love
8 Family Activities in Las Vegas, Nevada Everyone Will Love

Do you plan on becoming one of the 48.8 million people who visit Las Vegas this year? People love Vegas for its casinos and vibrant nightlife, but it's also an incredible destination for families seeking fun and memorable experiences. From thrilling attractions to...

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Experience Nevada’s explosive History! The Atomic Museum is one of a handful of private national museums and showcases some of the rarest of artifacts relating to the nation’s atomic testing program. Nowhere else can you see a large nuclear reactor that was used in the development of the nuclear rocket and the first air-to-air missile, Genie. Personal atomic weapons that were developed to use in place of conventional weapons such as the Backpack Nuke and the Davy Crockett Weapon System (recoilless gun) are placed throughout the 8,000 square feet of museum exhibits.

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