National Atomic Testing Museum
755 East Flamingo Road
+1 (702) 794–5151
Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
Sunday 12:00 – 17:00
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
The National Atomic Testing Museum is on the campus of the Desert Research Institute
|The Museum has exhibits that highlights the history, science and technology of atomic testing programs. The museum covers the period from the first test at NTS on January 27, 1951, to the present. Among its exhibits covering American nuclear history is a “Ground Zero Theater” which simulates the experience of observing an atmospheric nuclear test. Other exhibits include Geiger counters, radio badges and radiation testing devices, Native American artifacts from around the test area, pop culture memorabilia related to the atomic age, equipment used in testing the devices. Other displays focus on important figures at the facility, videos and interactive exhibits about radiation.