National Atomic Testing Museum

755 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119



Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10:00 am ‐ 5:00 pm

The National Atomic Testing Museum is a national science, history and educational institution that tells the story of America's nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site.

The NATM opened it's doors to the public in 2005, centrally located in the heart of Las Vegas, NV.

This year celebrates the museum's 10th Anniversary.


The NATM main museum occupies 8000 square feet of permanent exhibit area and 2000 square feet dedicated to traveling exhibit space. The museum provides dozens of collection - based exhibits and interactive displays. Come experience an atomic explosion in the Ground Zero Theater or stand at a replica of the Control Point where the nuclear countdown took place.

Area 51: Myth or Reality
Traveling Exhibit
Explore and investigate artifacts and recently declassified information, from one of most top secret government military places in the country.

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