Nuclear and Uranium Museums

There are various museums across the U.S. dedicated to preserving the history of nuclear or uranium workers and the facilities that helped shaped the course of history.

If you come across other museums that should be added to the list, please let us know.

State Museum Name Website Phone Number Description
Alaska Prince William Sound Museum Alaskan military during Cold War
Arizona Titan Missile Museum (520) 625-7736 Cold War History, missile site
California The Wende Museum (310) 216-1600 Cold War Artifacts
Colorado The Rocky Flats Cold War Museum (720) 988-2016 Remnants and information about the facility which is now torn down
Connecticut Submarine Force Museum (800) 343-0079
(860) 694-3174
First nuclear submarine on display
DC U.S. Navy Museum (202) 433-4882 “Fat Man” and “Little Boy” atomic casings
Florida Air Force Space and Missile Museum (321) 853-9171 7/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Georgia National Infantry Museum (706) 685-5800 5/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Idaho Idaho National Laboratory Experimental Breeder Reactor I (208) 526-5955 Nuclear Reactor
Kansas Atomic Cannon Atomic Cannon, 3/3 in the world
Maryland United States Army Ordnance Museum Atomic Cannon, 2/3 in the world and 4/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Missouri Atomic Bomb Museum History of Atomic Bombing
Missouri Nuclear Waste Adventure Trail and Museum Remnants of a uranium production site
Missouri Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center weldon spring center (636) 300–2600 History of the Weldon Spring area and atomic contributions.
Nebraska Strategic Air & Space Museum (402) 944-3100 Traveling exhibit “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living
With the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965”
Nevada National Atomic Testing Museum (702) 794-5151 Nuclear Weapon Casings and 1/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
New Mexico Bradbury Science Museum/Los Alamos Nuclear Science and History Museum (505) 667-4444 History of Manhattan Project and models of atomic bombs
New Mexico Los Alamos Historical Society/Museum (505) 662-6272 History of Manhattan Project
New Mexico National Museum of Nuclear Science and History (505) 245-2137 Title is self explanatory and 6/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear
New Mexico New Mexico Uranium Mining Museum (505) 287-4802 Uranium mine tours and “step into their shoes”
New York Watervliet Arsenal Museum (518) 266-5805 Nuclear Weapons Remnants and 3/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
New York West Point Museum (845) 938-3590 “Fat man” atomic bomb casings and 2/8 Davy Crockett
Nuclear Devices
North Dakota Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site (701) 797-3691 Includes 2 missile facilities used during Cold War
Ohio Fernald Visitors Center (513) 648-3330 Information on the site’s uranium production and environmental cleanup eras
Ohio National Museum of the US Air Force (937) 255-3286 “Fat man” and “little boy” atomic bombs
which have been demilitarized
Oklahoma Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum. (580) 442-5123 “Atomic Annie” is being moved right next to it in a park, “Atomic Annie” is an atomic cannon, 1/3 in the world
South Dakota Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (605) 433-5552 Cold War Information, active missiles still in tact
Tennessee American Museum of Science and Energy (865) 576-3200 History on Manhattan Project and Cold War, world’s oldest
nuclear reactor tour
Tennessee Don F. Pratt Museum (270) 798-3215
(270) 798-4986
8/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Utah Moab Museum (435) 259-7985 “Uranium Boom” one man’s story and materials/information
Utah Utah Museum of Fine Arts (801) 581-7332 “Patrick Nagatani’s Nuclear Enchantment” schows
nuclear industry of area
Virginia The Cold War Museum (540) 341-2008 History of the Cold War
Washington Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, & Technology (509) 943-9000 History of Manhattan Project, transportations to nuclear
reservation sites, plutonium prodcution reactor for nuclear bombs
Washington Hanford Site (509) 376-7411 Decommissioned nuclear production complex
Wisconsin Wisconsin Historical Society (608) 264-6555 Atomic Information (cures, advertisements, lab research)