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 pwsmuseum.org Alaskan military during Cold War
Arizona Titan Missile Museum titanmissilemuseum.org (520) 625-7736 Cold War History, missile site
California The Wende Museum wendemuseum.org (310) 216-1600 Cold War Artifacts
Colorado The Rocky Flats Cold War Museum rockyflatscoldwarmuseum.org (720) 988-2016 Remnants and information about the facility which is now torn down
Connecticut Submarine Force Museum ussnautilus.org (800) 343-0079
(860) 694-3174
First nuclear submarine on display
DC U.S. Navy Museum history.navy.mil (202) 433-4882 “Fat Man” and “Little Boy” atomic casings
Florida Air Force Space and Missile Museum afspacemuseum.org (321) 853-9171 7/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Georgia National Infantry Museum nationalinfantrymuseum.org (706) 685-5800 5/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Idaho Idaho National Laboratory Experimental Breeder Reactor I inl.gov (208) 526-5955 Nuclear Reactor
Kansas Atomic Cannon coldwartourist.com Atomic Cannon, 3/3 in the world
Maryland United States Army Ordnance Museum ordmusfound.org Atomic Cannon, 2/3 in the world and 4/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Missouri Atomic Bomb Museum atomicbombmuseum.org History of Atomic Bombing
Missouri Nuclear Waste Adventure Trail and Museum roadsideamerica.com 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 sasmuseum.com (402) 944-3100 Traveling exhibit “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living
With the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965”
Nevada National Atomic Testing Museum nationalatomictestingmuseum.org (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 lanl.gov (505) 667-4444 History of Manhattan Project and models of atomic bombs
New Mexico Los Alamos Historical Society/Museum losalamoshistory.org (505) 662-6272 History of Manhattan Project
New Mexico National Museum of Nuclear Science and History nuclearmuseum.org (505) 245-2137 Title is self explanatory and 6/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear
Devices
New Mexico New Mexico Uranium Mining Museum grants.org (505) 287-4802 Uranium mine tours and “step into their shoes”
New York Watervliet Arsenal Museum wva.army.mil (518) 266-5805 Nuclear Weapons Remnants and 3/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
New York West Point Museum usma.edu (845) 938-3590 “Fat man” atomic bomb casings and 2/8 Davy Crockett
Nuclear Devices
North Dakota Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site history.nd.gov (701) 797-3691 Includes 2 missile facilities used during Cold War
Ohio Fernald Visitors Center lm.doe.gov (513) 648-3330 Information on the site’s uranium production and environmental cleanup eras
Ohio National Museum of the US Air Force nationalmuseum.af.mil (937) 255-3286 “Fat man” and “little boy” atomic bombs
which have been demilitarized
Oklahoma Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum. sill-www.army.mil (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 nps.gov (605) 433-5552 Cold War Information, active missiles still in tact
Tennessee American Museum of Science and Energy amse.org (865) 576-3200 History on Manhattan Project and Cold War, world’s oldest
nuclear reactor tour
Tennessee Don F. Pratt Museum fortcampbell.com (270) 798-3215
(270) 798-4986
8/8 Davy Crockett Nuclear Devices
Utah Moab Museum moabmuseum.org (435) 259-7985 “Uranium Boom” one man’s story and materials/information
Utah Utah Museum of Fine Arts umfa.utah.edu (801) 581-7332 “Patrick Nagatani’s Nuclear Enchantment” schows
nuclear industry of area
Virginia The Cold War Museum coldwar.org (540) 341-2008 History of the Cold War
Washington Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, & Technology crehst.org (509) 943-9000 History of Manhattan Project, transportations to nuclear
reservation sites, plutonium prodcution reactor for nuclear bombs
Washington Hanford Site hanford.gov (509) 376-7411 Decommissioned nuclear production complex
Wisconsin Wisconsin Historical Society wisconsinhistory.org (608) 264-6555 Atomic Information (cures, advertisements, lab research)