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2017 Secret City Festival Events @ AMSE


Special Activities @ AMSE

Dollar Days – AMSE admission will be $1 per person (June 2 – 3) all ages.

Cold War Weapons – Friday, June 2 @ 3:00 p.m. presented by Alex Gabbard in the AMSE auditorium

Special Exhibits @ AMSE

Oak Ridge: World War II Secret City,  AMSE’s flagship exhibition highlighting the building of the city, the construction of the three plants to enrich uranium for the first atomic weapon, and the lifestyle of the people from 1942 – 1945 featuring photographs, artifacts, models, and audiovisuals.

AMSE’s 1940’s Flattop House with original furnishings is an outdoor exhibition available to tour during regular museum hours.

Bus Tours

DOE Facilities Public Bus Tour—AMSE Admission Includes Tour for Bus Registrants (Must be 10 or older, a US Citizen, and have picture ID.  Required registration begins at 9 a.m. Space is limited. Restrictions apply.)
Friday 11:30 am

Tour to the ORNL Graphite Reactor
(Must be 10 or older, US Citizenship, Picture ID required. Registration begins at 8 am on Friday & 9 am on Saturday at AMSE. Space is limited. Restrictions apply.)
Friday 9 am, 3:30 pm, Saturday 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. /Board Bus at AMSE

Y-12 History Center Tour
Friday 9:00 a.m.-4 p.m. /Board shuttle at AMSE to tour Y-12’s History Center.

Bus Tour Breakdown

June 2
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Y-12 History Center Shuttle 1 hr
9 am  ORNL’s Graphite Reactor Tour 1.5 hrs
11:30 am DOE Facilities Public Bus Tour 3 hrs
3:30 pm  ORNL’s Graphite Reactor Tour 1.5 hrs
June 3
10 am  ORNL’s Graphite Reactor Tour 1.5 hrs
12 (noon)  ORNL’s Graphite Reactor Tour 1.5 hrs
2 pm  ORNL’s Graphite Reactor Tour 1.5 hrs
4 pm  ORNL’s Graphite Reactor Tour 1.5 hrs


300 S Tulane,
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone: (865) 576-3200
Website: http://amse.org
Email: info@amse.org

American Museum of Science & Energy


Monday-Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 - 5 pm

AMSE is open daily except, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, & Christmas.