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National Atomic Testing Museum

4 years ago

ID: #96466

Business Description

Located in Las Vegas NV, on East Flamingo near the Strip, the National Atomic Testing Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, documents the history of nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in the desert north of Las Vegas. On December 31, 2011, President Barack Obama signed a bill which included designating the museum as a national museum. 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.

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