Oak Ridge: Places to Go

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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.

Explore the places in Oak Ridge by:

  • Type: visitor centers, guided tours only, museums, community sites, pre-Manhattan Project sites, overlooks & quick stops
  • Theme: displacement, behind the fence, secret cities & communities, breaking scientific boundaries, untold stories, legacies
 
A large hotel-type structure on a grassy hill with an historical marker in the foreground.

By Type

Find Manhattan Project places in Oak Ridge through categories like "visitor centers," "guided tours only," and "museums."

A small church on a grassy hill with an historical marker in the foreground.

By Theme

Explore Manhattan Project places in Oak Ridge through the themes that weave them together like "untold stories" or "legacies."

 
 

Last updated: May 5, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Manhattan Project National Historical Park
c/o NPS Intermountain Regional Office
P.O. Box 25287

Denver , CO 80225-0287

Phone:

Hanford: 509.376.1647
Los Alamos: 505.661.6277
Oak Ridge: 865.482.1942

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