Visit FAQs

Q: What is the admission fee to the museum?

A: The museum is FREE.


Q: Where is the museum located?

A: The Bradbury Museum is located at 1450 Central Avenue in Los Alamos, NM. View our VISIT page for all visitor information.


Q: What are the hours of operation?

A: The museum is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, and when the Laboratory is closed.  View our VISIT page for all the information you need!


Q: Is photography allowed in the museum?

A: Yes, personal photography is permitted. For media queries, contact


Q: Does the museum have a weapons policy?

A: Weapons are prohibited at the museum.


Q: Are masks required in the museum?

A: Currently, masks are not required.


Q: Is the museum accessible to persons with disabilities?

A: Yes, it is. Our facility is wheelchair-accessible and we have two wheelchairs available for visitor use on site. Most of our videos are captioned and/or have hearing-assistance systems. ADA-compliant service animals are welcome.


Q: Can I shop at the museum?

A: Yes. The gift shop, Gadgets, is next door to the museum.


Q: Where can I arrange a tour of the Los Alamos location of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park?

A: While the museum is where Laboratory tours of the park gather to board the bus. Instructions for arranging a tour are described on the Manhattan Project Sites webpage.


Q: What else can I do in Los Alamos?

A: Go to the website to learn more about the area.


Q: I am a teacher. Do you host school field trips?

A: Yes! Get more information on this website’s LEARN pages.



Q: What is the mission of the museum?

A: The Bradbury Science Museum helps people understand and appreciate the history and work of the Lab from its Manhattan Project origin to today.


Q: Is the museum part of Los Alamos National Laboratory?

A: Yes.


Q: Why is the museum called the Bradbury? 

A: The museum is named after Norris E. Bradbury, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s longest-serving director.


Q: Do you have a history of the museum?

A: Visit our ABOUT page to learn about Bradbury and museum history.


Q: Can I sign up for your newsletter?

A: Sure! Send an email to with your request.


Q: I’d like information about my family member’s work at Los Alamos Lab. How do I get it?

A: Read our Guide to Family Research at LANL (pdf).