Featured Permanent Exhibits

In addition to changing temporary exhibits the National Atomic Testing Museum showcases its collection of more than 12,000 unique artifacts in educational and inspiring exhibits. There is something for everyone to experience in dynamic displays presenting the history of the development and testing of one of man’s most significant inventions, a nuclear bomb.

GZ Theater

Experience a simulated atmospheric bomb blast.

Development of The Bomb

Explore how man came to make the first atomic bomb.

Atmospheric Testing

Learn about the numerous tests at the Nevada Test Site and around the world.

Underground Testing

See the technology and science that took nuclear testing underground.


Discover how natural and man-made radiation is tracked, monitored and measured.

Atomic Culture

Learn how to survive an atomic blast and go beyond Duck and Cover and into the Atomic Age.

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