Museums similar to or like American Museum of Science and Energy

Science museum in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, designed to teach children and adults about energy, especially nuclear power, and to document the role Oak Ridge played in the Manhattan Project. Wikipedia

  • X-10 Graphite Reactor

    Decommissioned nuclear reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The world's second artificial nuclear reactor , and the first designed and built for continuous operation. Wikipedia

  • Y-12 National Security Complex

    United States Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration facility located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Built as part of the Manhattan Project for the purpose of enriching uranium for the first atomic bombs. Wikipedia

  • Community-based orchestra in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Waldo Cohn, a Manhattan Project biochemist and an accomplished cellist who started hosting chamber music sessions in his home upon arriving in Oak Ridge in 1943. Wikipedia

  • Outdoor shopping mall in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Selected by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to establish a permanent shopping center in the years following World War II. Wikipedia

  • Public high school for Oak Ridge, Tennessee, enrolling grades 9 through 12. Established in 1943 to educate the children of Manhattan Project workers. Wikipedia

  • Alexander Inn

    Historic building in Oak Ridge, Tennessee that was built during the Manhattan Project to house official visitors and that later was used as a hotel. Included on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing property in a historic district. Wikipedia

  • Radio station in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Known at the time of the Manhattan Project. Wikipedia

  • Oak Ridge gatehouses

    The three Oak Ridge gatehouses, also known as "checking stations", "guard houses", or "guard shacks", are security checkpoints in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, built c. 1948-1949 to control access to the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) production and research facilities in Oak Ridge. These are individually listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as Bear Creek Road Checking Station, Bethel Valley Road Checking Station and Oak Ridge Turnpike Checking Station. Wikipedia

  • Oak Ridge Historic District

    Historic district in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Roughly bounded by East Drive, Outer and West Outer Drives, Louisiana Avenue, and Tennessee Avenue, the district comprises much of Oak Ridge's original Manhattan Project townsite, laid out by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Wikipedia

  • Luther Brannon House

    Stone bungalow structure at 151 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, where it is one of the few buildings remaining from before World War II. Built in 1941 by Owen Hackworth and just months later was acquired by the U.S. Army for the Manhattan Project. Wikipedia

  • New Bethel Baptist Church (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)

    Historic church on Bethel Valley Road in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Built in 1924 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Wikipedia

  • High Flux Isotope Reactor

    Nuclear research reactor located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States. One of the highest flux reactor-based sources of neutrons for condensed matter physics research in the United States, and it provides one of the highest steady-state neutron fluxes of any research reactor in the world. Wikipedia

  • J. B. Jones House

    Farmhouse that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as one of the very small number of pre-Manhattan Project residences remaining in the city. On Old Edgemoor Road near Haw Ridge Park, across the Clinch River from the TVA Bull Run Steam Plant. Wikipedia

  • United Church, The Chapel on the Hill

    The city's main church during World War II. Originally a multi-denominational chapel shared by Catholic, Protestant and Jewish congregations. Wikipedia

  • Ed Westcott

    American photographer who was noted for his work with the United States government in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, during the Manhattan Project and the Cold War. As one of the few people permitted to have a camera in the Oak Ridge area during the Manhattan Project, he created the main visual record of the construction and operation of the Oak Ridge production facilities and of civilian life in the enclosed community of Oak Ridge. Wikipedia

  • Alvin M. Weinberg

    American nuclear physicist who was the administrator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during and after the Manhattan Project. He came to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in 1945 and remained there until his death in 2006. Wikipedia

  • The Oak Ridger

    American daily newspaper published Mondays through Fridays in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Owned by Gannett. Wikipedia

  • Designated user facility operated by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Department of Energy. IBM OLCF-4 named Summit, which was ranked 1st on the TOP500 list of world's fastest supercomputers as of June 2018. Wikipedia

  • Facility at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Used by the U.S. National Security Agency to design and build supercomputers for cryptanalysis and other classified projects. Wikipedia

  • Szilárd petition

    Signed by 70 scientists working on the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago, Illinois. It asked President Harry S. Truman to inform Japan of the terms of surrender demanded by the allies, and allow Japan to either accept or refuse these terms, before America used atomic weapons. Wikipedia

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities

    Consortium of American universities headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with an office in Washington, D.C., and staff at several other locations across the country. First established in 1946 as the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies with 14 university members. Wikipedia

  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee

    City in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 mi west of downtown Knoxville. 29,330 at the 2010 census. Wikipedia

  • Freel Farm Mound Site

    Archaeological site and burial mound of the Woodland cultural period located on the Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Excavated in 1934 as part of the Norris Basin Survey by the Tennessee Valley Authority using labor from the Civil Works Administration under the supervision of T.M.N. Lewis. Wikipedia

  • Freels Farm Mounds

    Archaeological site and burial mound of the Woodland cultural period located on the Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Excavated in 1934 as part of the Norris Basin Survey by the Tennessee Valley Authority using labor from the Civil Works Administration under the supervision of T.M.N. Lewis. Wikipedia

  • Non-profit science museum for children located in Nashville, Tennessee. The museum features over 175 hands-on interactive exhibits with themes including biology, physics, visual perception, listening, mind, air and space, energy and earth science. Wikipedia

  • Exploratorium

    Museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco. Experimental laboratory all rolled into one", the participatory nature of its exhibits and its self-identification as a center for informal learning has led to it being cited as the prototype for participatory museums around the world. Wikipedia

  • The Oak Ridge Bombers were a Minor League Baseball team that played in the Class D Mountain States League in 1948. The Bombers were located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and were named for the city's association with the Manhattan Project and the development of the first atomic bomb. Wikipedia

  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    American multiprogram science and technology national laboratory sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and administered, managed, and operated by UT–Battelle as a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) under a contract with the DOE. Largest science and energy national laboratory in the Department of Energy system and third largest by annual budget. Wikipedia

  • Labor union umbrella organization, affiliated with the Metal Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, that serves as the bargaining unit representing about 2,100 workers employed by U.S. Department of Energy contractors at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Established in 1946 and was certified by the National Labor Relations Board on September 25, 1946, as the bargaining unit for Oak Ridge National Laboratory employees located at the X-10 site. Wikipedia

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  • The control room and reactor face are accessible to the public during scheduled tours offered through the American Museum of Science and Energy.X-10 Graphite Reactor-Wikipedia
  • The American Museum of Science and Energy and the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge both have exhibits devoted to Westcott and his work, in addition to displaying his photos as part of exhibits on the city's history.Ed Westcott-Wikipedia
  • Oak Ridge's scientific heritage is curated in the American Museum of Science and Energy.Oak Ridge, Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Other major attractions include the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Jack Daniel's Distillery in Lynchburg, and the Hiwassee and Ocoee rivers in Polk County.Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Many science museums, such as the American Museum of Science and Energy, have small-scale Van de Graaff generators on display, and exploit their static-producing qualities to create "lightning" or make people's hair stand up.Van de Graaff generator-Wikipedia
  • Anderson County has a thriving tourism industry, thanks to major attractions such as Norris Lake, the Museum of Appalachia, and American Museum of Science and Energy, and the county is considered a part of the Norris Highlands.Anderson County, Tennessee-Wikipedia

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