Call for the most updated tour information, 505-662-3965.

The Atomic City Van Tours depart most days at 1:30 PM from in front of the Bradbury Science Museum.
Call 505-662-3965 for updated tour information and to leave voice mail.

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Tour the community and peek at Los Alamos National Laboratory with a native Los Alamos guide.  Our comfortable van tours are rich in history, archaeology, geology, and scenery.  New Mexico is our home.

  • Tour the Atomic City

On our 1-1/2 hour tour, get to know Los Alamos, where discoveries are made! Hear the story of the volcanic Jemez Mountains and Pajarito Plateau; from the ancient inhabitants to the world-renowned Los Alamos National Laboratory.  See where World War II scientists lived, worked, and played during the top secret Manhattan Project.  Discover our recreational and cultural treasures. Cost: $15/person, plus tax.

  • Schedule Information

During March through October, tours depart most days at 1:30 PM from the parking lot in front of the Bradbury Science Museum (corner of 15th & Central in Los Alamos).

CALL 505-662-3965 for updated schedule confirmation.

Pick-up by prior arrangement at Los Alamos/White Rock hotels, B&Bs, or residences, with no extra charge. During the winter months, tours are gladly arranged by request, with a minimum charge of $25.00.

Self-guided Tour

Try a 20-minute bus ride through Los Alamos, past and present, in a self-guided tour aboard the Atomic City Transit Bus System.Try a 20-minute bus ride through Los Alamos, past and present, in a self-guided tour aboard the Atomic City Transit Bus System.

The free printed guide can be downloaded here!


For adventurers wishing to go it alone, Buffalo Tours recommends the CD-Rom book, The Traveller's Guide to Nuclear Weapons:  A Journey Through America's Cold War Battlefields, by James. M. Maroncelli and Timothy L. Karpin,

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