Located on a remote mesa in New Mexico, at Los Alamos over 6.000 scientists and support personnel worked to design and build the atomic bombs.
The park currently includes three areas at Los Alamos (locations shown in the map):
Visiting Los Alamos
While there is currently no public access to the Department of Energy (DOE) facilities listed above, walking tours are available in the town of Los Alamos. Download this brochure (PDF, 4.28 MB) to learn more about visiting the Los Alamos sites,the Los Alamos town site walking tour, and the DOE facilities. Stop by the Los Alamos Unit Visitor Center to chat with park rangers about current park events.
While you're in the area, you may want to visit other historic sites in the town of Los Alamos or the Bradbury Science Museum which houses more Manhattan Project information and exhibits.
Directions & Transportation
From Albuquerque take I-25 north to Santa Fe (take NM 599 for most direct route), then US 84/285 north to Pojoaque. At Pojoaque take the NM 502 exit to Los Alamos.
Driving time and distance from:
Last updated: May 30, 2019