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Manhattan Project National Historical Park

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The Manhattan Project National Historical Park consists of three sites located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Los Alamos, New Mexico; and Hanford, Washington.  Newly opened in 2015, this historic park features sites, facilities, equipment, and artifacts associated with an unprecedented top-secret government program known as the Manhattan Project.  The project enabled the U.S. to develop the atomic weapons that brought an end to World War II. The legacy of Manhattan Project's is seen in many areas such as space travel, nuclear medicine, and energy production to name a few.  The Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells the stories of people, events, science, and engineering that changed the world forever.

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Graphite Reactor at ORNL
Graphite Reactor at ORNL
K-25 Site
K-25 Site in 1945 - each arm of the plant was a mile long.
American Museum of Science and Energy
Discover what has happened with Nuclear Research from 1945 thru today!
Movie night in Oak Ridge
Movies, dances and music were some of the things Oak Ridgers were able to do inside the Secret City.
Graphite Reactor
Wall of the Graphite Reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
K25 History Museum
Exhibit at the K25 History Museum
Manhattan Project National Historical Park
The American Museum of Science and Energy ,
K25 History Museum, and Children's Museum of Oak Ridge are Open Year ‘Round:

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