View our signature movies
The Atomic Age begins; learn the story from fission’s discovery through the formation of and the work of Project Y’s scientists and engineers in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project. Explore historic properties that are part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Los Alamos.
The main mission of the Laboratory is to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent. Dynamic screens and many interactives encourage active exploring.
As enabled by the facilities and capabilities from its central mission, the Laboratory conducts leading-edge research in many areas of science and technology to help solve national problems related to energy, the environment, infrastructure, and health.
Shown in the Auditorium in the History Gallery
The Bradbury Science Museum's movie about the Lab’s beginnings and the challenges and successes of the Manhattan Project. Running Time: 15 minutes
Shown in the Theater in the Defense Gallery
Coming Soon! National Security Science and Beyond at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Discover how nuclear weapons, the heart of the Lab’s origin story, are central to the multiple innovations inspired and driven by this mission. Running Time: 15 minutes