You will find many opportunities in Oak Ridge to explore the history of the Manhattan Project and World War II. Oak Ridge is designated as an American World War II Heritage City to honor the contributions of the communities and citizens who stepped into the workforce to support America's war effort during World War II.
Tucked in the valleys and hills of East Tennessee, Oak Ridge served as the headquarters for the Manhattan Project. Today, the project's legacy lives on throughout the community. Many historic places and educational centers here help tell the story of life before, during, and after the Manhattan Project.Click on the categories below to explore your options ▼
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Last updated: May 9, 2023