The Manhattan Project at Oak RidgeSeveral massive Manhattan Project facilities at Oak Ridge enriched uranium for use in Little Boy, the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. Today the story of the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge includes historic sites, community centers and museums, and highly-secured nuclear research facilities operated by the US Department of Energy.
Places to Go
Find out about all the places in Oak Ridge with connections to the Manhattan Project including historic sites and museums.
Our park app is an explorer's best friend. Find all the places and activities within Oak Ridge related to the Manhattan Project. This includes guided tours with the US Department of Energy as well as museums, historic sites, parks, and community centers throughout the secret city.
Last updated: April 1, 2022