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August 10, 2017
Educator Concludes 2017 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Experience
On July 21, Carol Hesse, A math teacher at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tennessee, concluded her Teacher-Ranger-Teacher experience at Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

August 09, 2017
Race to Space Photography Exhibit Opens August 15
The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce and Explore Oak Ridge will be hosting the “Race to Space,” photography exhibition focusing on Manhattan Project scientists who went on to join the United States space program.

June 16, 2017
National Park Service Visitor Center and Offices to Move to Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge Later This Year
With the advent of the closing of the American Museum of Science and Energy, the National Park Service will be moving the Manhattan Project National Historical Park visitor center and offices located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in October.

June 08, 2017
“Natural Synergy,” A Photography Exhibit Celebrating the Impact of Naturalized Citizens on the Manhattan Project, Opens June 15
The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Natural Synergy,” a photography exhibition focusing on some of Manhattan Project’s most prominent scientists who left their homeland to be become naturalized United States citizens.

June 01, 2017
Manhattan Project NHP to Welcome New United States Citizens
The National Park Service and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service will partner to hold a naturalization ceremony for new United States citizens on Friday, June 16, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. (ET) at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The public is invited to witness this stirring ceremony.

April 06, 2017
Professional Development Opportunity for Teachers at the Manhattan Project NHP
Manhattan Project National Historical Park is recruiting teachers to participate in the 2017 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program. The TRT program is a professional development opportunity for K-12 teachers to spend the summer acquiring new skills in experiential learning through a program provided by a partnership between the National Park Service and the University of Colorado Denver.

February 27, 2017
Final Foundation Document Released for Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The National Park Service and US Department of Energy are excited to announce the public release of the Foundation Document for Manhattan Project National Historical Park. 

February 23, 2017
Manhattan Project National Historical Park Seeking Volunteers for Los Alamos Unit Education Programs
Join the National Park Service for “America’s Best Idea” Volunteer Education Night at Fuller Lodge Thursday, March 2, from 6:00-7:30 PM.

February 08, 2017
“Atomic Integration,” A Photography Exhibit on African-American Life during the Manhattan Project Opens February 23
In honor of Black History Month the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Atomic Integration,” a photography exhibition focusing on African-American life during the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

December 07, 2016
Manhattan Project Photography Exhibit All Month at Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge
Manhattan Project National Historic Park, in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will be featuring a Parks-in-Focus photography exhibit during the month of December.

November 14, 2016
Manhattan Project NHP Junior Ranger Book Now Available in Japanese
Manhattan Project National Historical Park is pleased to announce that the park’s Junior Ranger book for the Oak Ridge unit has been translated into Japanese.

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.

Last updated: December 10, 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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