The Manhattan Project ushered in the nuclear age, and Hanford played a key role in dawning this new era. Spend time exploring local museums to learn about Hanford’s role in the Manhattan Project and other ways the Tri-Cities community contributed to the World War II effort on the home front. Tour a modern laboratory with ties to the Manhattan Project and see how gravitational waves are measured as they pass by Earth. Scroll down to learn more.
Last updated: January 13, 2023