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Top Row L to R: Monopoly World War II; “Images of America – Nevada Test Site.”
Bottom Row: Trinitite – The Only Evidence Left of the World’s First Atomic Bomb.
(Photos Courtesy of Chris Wessling for the Atomic Museum)
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH RARE,
ATOMIC-THEMED GIFTS FROM THE ATOMIC MUSEUM
Signature Gifts Include Evidence from World’s First
Atomic Bomb, STEM-Themed Games, Alien Apparel,
Authentic Atomic Collectables
LAS VEGAS (December 2022) – This holiday season, shoppers can discover one-of-a-kind atomic-themed gifts for friends and family at the Atomic Museum. Gift ideas include rare evidence from the world’s first atomic bomb, STEM-themed games for kids, alien apparel and authentic atomic collectables. In addition, the museum offers seven tiers of membership, which make especially thoughtful holiday gifts. All membership tiers include notable perks such as an invitation to the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation’s annual membership dinner, discounts on guest passes and more.
In addition, the museum offers free shipping and a complimentary gift for online orders of $50 or more.
Highlights from the Atomic Museum’s 2022 holiday gifts include:
Challenge Coins in Silver and Bronze
The Atomic Museum offers two Challenge Coins in silver and bronze available for $16 each. Both coins feature the Sedan Crater, the largest man-made crater in the United States formed after one of the most significant blasts in atomic history, and the Nevada National Security Site.
Nevada Test Site Patch
The museum offers historic denim patches depicting the former Nevada Test Site as well as today’s Nevada National Security Site. As the perfect gift for collectors, the patches include the date the former test site was established in Mercury, Nevada. The patches are available for $6 each.
Trinitite – The Only Evidence Left of the World’s First Atomic Bomb
Available for $45 per piece, Trinitite represents the only evidence left of the world’s first atomic bomb. Trinitite is the glassy residue found on the desert floor after the plutonium-based Trinity nuclear bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, in New Mexico. As one of the most distinctive artifacts from atomic testing history, shoppers can give the gift of authentic pieces of Trinitite from the Ralph Pray Collection found in 1952 at the test site. Pieces of Trinitite come in a variety of sizes and colors.
Fat Man and Little Boy Bottle Stoppers
Available for $20 each, the museum offers one-of-a-kind Fat Man and Little Boy bottle stoppers designed after the atomic weapons detonated on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima during World War II.
Fat Man and Little Boy Keychains
Featuring designs including the Little Boy bomb and Fat Man bomb, the museum offers keychains, which make unique stocking stuffers. Each keychain is available for $10.
Plush Alien Toy
Perfect for children, the museum offers plush alien toys with removable hoodies. This item is available for $14.
Ideal for young children, teens and the whole family, Alien8 is a fun, exciting way to practice math. Available for $10.95, the game challenges players to quickly answer questions in order to become the last astronaut standing to defeat the aliens.
Atom Duel is a battle-based educational game teaching participants about the elements of the periodic table. Players can win in different ways according to the unique properties of each element. This game is available for $24.
Monopoly World War II – We Are All In This Together Board Game
In Monopoly’s World War II edition, players can learn the history of the brave men and women who faced the global spread of tyranny. The game includes historic events such as Pearl Harbor, D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge as well as custom tokens. This game is available for $50.
OjO Atomic Force STEM Game
Ideal for children ages six and up is the OjO Atomic Force STEM Game available for $25. Created for children to develop design and engineering skills, this exciting board game takes tricky topics and makes them accessible and fun for children. Atomic Force includes everything kids need to feel like a real chemist, including a data sheet and a periodic table needed to build 3D atoms and learn about atomic chemistry.
OjO Robot Workshop STEM Game
Best suited for children ages five and up, the OjO Robot Workshop STEM Game is available for $20. The game challenges participants to design robots for space missions utilizing problem solving and design skills. With countless combinations of robots, kids choose the ideal robot parts for each task while learning STEM skills.
The Atomic Museum offers extraterrestrial alien socks available for $10 per pair. These
socks are available in one size fits all.
Miss Atomic Bomb Hat
Available in pink and black, the museum offers baseball hats featuring Miss Atomic Bomb for $10 each. Miss Atomic Bomb represents one of the most iconic symbols of 1950s pop culture in Las Vegas and has appeared in newspapers and magazines across the globe.
“Images of America – Nevada Test Site” by Peter W. Merlin
From the best-selling Images of America book series, readers can dive into the photographic history of the Nevada Test Site. Available for $23.99, the book features the most iconic atmospheric tests conducted between 1951 and 1962.
Gift of Atomic Museum Membership
Along with free admission for a year, membership to the Atomic Museum comes with an array of benefits, including an invitation to the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation’s annual membership dinner, discounts on guest passes, a complimentary gift and more. Individual memberships begin at $50.
ABOUT THE ATOMIC MUSEUM
The Atomic Museum is operated and maintained by its parent company, the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation (NTSHF), an IRS 501(c)3 charitable, non-profit organization chartered in Nevada. The Atomic Museum is one of 37 museums designated as an Affiliate Partner of the Smithsonian Institution and is a repository for one of the most comprehensive collections of nuclear history in the world. Covering nuclear history beginning with the first test at the Nevada Test Site on January 27, 1951, the Atomic Museum’s exhibitions and programming also address current affairs related to the nuclear industry. For more information, go to atomicmuseum.vegas and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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