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Image of the Trinity Gadget Created by J. Robert Oppenheimer on Display at Atomic Museum in Las Vegas. (Photo Courtesy of Atomic Museum)
ATOMIC MUSEUM RECOGNIZED AS TRIPADVISOR® 2023 TRAVELERS’ CHOICE® AWARD WINNER
LAS VEGAS (August 2023) – The Atomic Museum announces it has been recognized by Tripadvisor® as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner. The coveted award celebrates businesses that have consistently received great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor® over the last 12 months, placing these winners among the 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor® globally.
“The narrative of atomic testing in the Nevada desert is colorful and fascinating,” said Rob McCoy, CEO, Atomic Museum. “It is important this history is not forgotten, so we work every day to bring the significance to life. It means a lot to hear visitors appreciate those efforts.”
John Boris, chief growth officer at Tripadvisor, congratulated all winners by applauding their perseverance.
“Earning a Travelers’ Choice Award demonstrates that [the attraction has] provided great experiences to those who matter most: guests,” he said. “With changing expectations, continued labor shortages, and rising costs, this is no easy feat, and I am continually impressed with the hospitality industry’s resilience and ability to adapt.”
The Atomic Museum is a national science, history, and educational institution that tells the story of America’s nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site. The Museum covers more than 70 years of atomic testing in 8,000 square feet of exhibit space, using lessons of the past and present to understand better the extent and effect of nuclear testing on worldwide nuclear deterrence and geo-political history.
The museum is located at 755 E. Flamingo Rd., just north of the University District.
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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