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October 14, 2016
Manhattan Project National Historical Park Seeking Volunteers for Los Alamos Visitor Center Operation
The National Park Service is pleased to invite community members to join us in providing visitor information and interpretation at the Manhattan Project NHP visitor center on 20th Street, Los Alamos. Volunteers will receive training in Los Alamos and Manhattan Project history, customer service, and orientation to National Park Service operations.

September 26, 2016
Public Review, Comment on Foundation Document Begins for New Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The National Park Service and US Department of Energy are inviting public review and comment on a draft Foundation Document for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The document is designed to affirm the park’s core mission and significance, key resources and values, and the interpretive themes that tell its stories.

September 02, 2016
Kris Kirby Named Superintendent of Manhattan Project NHP
Kris Kirby, a 20-year career employee of the National Park Service, has been selected as the new superintendent of Manhattan Project National Historical Park according to Sue Masica, Intermountain Region Director. Kris will assume her new duties October 16, 2016.

August 30, 2016
Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra Celebrates National Park Service Centennial with Musical Piece about Ellis Island
Manhattan Project National Historical Park is pleased to partner with the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association for a special celebration of the National Park Service centennial birthday on Saturday, September 24, 2016, with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra’s 72nd season opening concert.

July 25, 2016
Educator Concludes 2016 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Experience
On July 18, Christina Luckman concluded her Teacher-Ranger-Teacher experience at Manhattan Project NHP.

June 20, 2016
Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra Celebrates National Park Service Centennial During Season Opening
Manhattan Project National Historical Park is pleased to partner with the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association for a special celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial birthday on Saturday, September 24, 2016 with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra’s 72nd season opening concert.

June 08, 2016
New mobile application allows users to take virtual tour of Project-Y of Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The free Los Alamos Unit app is now available from the Apple App Store. New mobile application allows users to take virtual tour of Project-Y of Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

April 18, 2016
Summer Professional Development Opportunity for Teachers at Manhattan Project
Oak Ridge, TN – Manhattan Project National Historical Park is recruiting teachers to participate in the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program this summer.

April 11, 2016
Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge Celebrates National Park Week
During the week of April 17-23, 2016, Manhattan Project National Historical Park, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, will be celebrating National Park Week with several events scheduled around the area.

March 17, 2016
Manhattan Project NHP Celebrates National Girl Scout Day
On Saturday, March 12, over 350 visitors celebrated National Girl Scout Day at Manhattan Project National Historical Park, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

February 16, 2016
National Girl Scout Day Event at Manhattan Project National Historical Park on March 12
Manhattan Project National Historical Park is partnering with the American Museum of Science and Energy, Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge and the Southern Appalachian Girl Scout Council to celebrate National Girl Scout Day on Saturday, March 12.

February 04, 2016
National Parks World War II Film Festival on February 20
Manhattan Project National Historical Park will present films from a number of National Park Service sites that commemorate events and issues surrounding World War II on Saturday afternoon February 20, at the American Museum of Science and Energy.

January 21, 2016
Volunteer Opportunities Information Session on January 26 for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The National Park Service will be holding an information session for anyone interested in volunteering to help with the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on Tuesday, January 26.

January 15, 2016
Manhattan Project Junior Ranger Program Starts on MLK Weekend
Manhattan Project National Historical Park’s Oak Ridge unit now has its own Junior Ranger program, which debuts Saturday, January 16.

January 11, 2016
Public Meetings to be Held for Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The National Park Service and the Department of Energy will hold three public meetings in early February to solicit input on planning for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

January 07, 2016
Manhattan Project National Historical Park Scholars Forum Report
Over many years, the National Park Service brings together groups of leading experts in the country to help develop the interpretative plan for a new park. To that end, the NPS invited a group of experts, including participants from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to participate in a scholars’ forum on the Manhattan Project in Washington, DC, on November 9-10, 2015.

November 20, 2015
Volunteer Opportunities Information Session on January 21 for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The National Park Service will be holding an information session for anyone interested in volunteering to help with the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on Thursday, January 21.

November 20, 2015
Interior & Energy Departments sign agreement to preserve and protect historical sites that led to the creation of the atomic bombs that helped end WWII
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz signed a memorandum of agreement establishing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

Last updated: November 19, 2015

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Mailing Address:

Manhattan Project National Historical Park
c/o NPS Intermountain Regional Office
P.O. Box 25287

Denver, CO 80225-0287

Phone:

(505) 661-6277
This phone number is for the Los Alamos Unit Visitor Center. You may also contact the Oak Ridge Unit Visitor Center at (865) 576-6767 or the Hanford Unit Visitor Center at (509) 376-1647.

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