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NATIONAL ATOMIC TESTING MUSEUM ANNOUNCES MAY PROGRAMS, PROMOTIONS
LAS VEGAS (May 2022) – The National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) announces its roster of public programs and promotions for May.
All museum events require registration. For more information on the museum’s programs and to register, visit www.nationalatomictestingmuseum.org/museum-events/.
May The Science Be With You
Date: Wednesday, May 4
Time: 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Inside the National Atomic Testing Museum.
Cost: Free for attendees. To RSVP, click here.
Description: In partnership with the Desert Research Institute, the museum welcomes the community to this free family-friendly event featuring scientific demonstrations, food trucks, art projects and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet “BattleBots” robotic TV star “Jackpot” and the Las Vegas team builders and drivers. The museum staff will also show attendees how Van de Graaff generators and Tesla coils operate. “Star Wars” fans can participate in a lightsaber training with entertainers while Lucasfilm licensed artist Spencer Brinkerhoff III will also lead an interactive Star Wars art workshop.
Community Outreach Events
With a strong commitment to the Las Vegas community, the museum regularly participates in community outreach events. Outreach not only includes educational lessons about the history of nuclear testing but also topics related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and more. In May, NATM will attend the following outreach events:
To preserve and foster public accessibility to the history associated with the Nevada Test Site and the nation’s nuclear weapons program, NATM regularly hosts field trips for the Clark County School District and other collegiate institutions. In May, NATM will host the following guided tours:
Historical Dates in May
Discounted Admission for Nevada Residents, Seniors, Students and Active Military
Cost: Various discounted tickets range from $18 to $20
Description: The National Atomic Testing Museum offers exclusive discounts for Nevada residents, seniors 62 years or older, students and active military. Tickets can be purchased in person or online by clicking here.
ABOUT NATIONAL ATOMIC TESTING MUSEUM
The National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) 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. NATM 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, NATM’s exhibitions and programming also address current affairs related to the nuclear industry. For more information, go to www.nationalatomictestingmuseum.org and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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