American Museum of Science and Energy, Oak Ridge

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#3 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Tennessee
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  • August 14, 2017
    I read the Women of Oak Ridge, and I was thoroughly enthused about a trip to Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) to envision what I read in the book. Been to Hanford In Washington state and took a bus tour ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    if you are in the Oak Ridge area, you should definitely stop in to this museum. There is plenty to see and do for all ages. There is a very interesting museum on how Oak Ridge was "created" during Wor...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Nice place to take your family to see how Oak Ridge got its start. A lot of history to learn about and see all the pictures.  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    Very interesting for history & science-minded people. May be a bit over the heads of some, especially younger children. Great place to learn the history of Oak Ridge's contribution to the nuclear age. Needs to be updated; has been allowed to fall into neglect for a few years, though the facility has wonderful potential. I understand that it will be moved to a vacant shopping center with smaller space by the end of this year, so it may be entering a new state of decline. That would be a terrible shame.
  • June 13, 2017
    Great set up, explained their part in the arms race. Great staff, lots of self movies and displays. I had no idea how important this place was. They had factual information and actual pieces for us to lookat, at sit on, and play with. Plenty of space for picnics. Clean restrooms. Fun and games for all ages.
  • May 6, 2017
    This place is an awesome place to learn about science but it's a fun way to do it. It has a gift shop with very interesting stuff. There's thing there that are very challenging. The people they're are nice.
  • June 24, 2017
    Great museum with enticing activities for kids. Easy to navigate and with exhibits that are informative and thought provoking. A must see if you are in the area.
  • July 9, 2017
    Small museum showing its age but some interesting local history. Probably more fun for kids.

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