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National Atomic Testing Museum

755 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA

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About National Atomic Testing Museum

Documents the history of nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in the desert north of Las Vegas. 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.


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