Manhattan Project National Historical Park Los Alamos Visitor Center Announces Closure Due To Local And State COVID-19 Surge

MPNHP Los Alamos News:

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Alamos and New Mexico, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park (MPNHP) Los Alamos Visitor Center on 20th St., will be closed Monday, Jan. 17.

Assessment of the COVID-19 situation will be conducted throughout the week with decisions made accordingly for next weekend’s operations.

MPNHP Los Alamos apologizes for any inconvenience to visitors.

About the MPNHP Los Alamos

Formally established in November 2015 via a Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of Energy and the National Park Service to preserve portions of three World War II sites where the United States developed the first atomic weapons, the park marks the history of the people, science, events, and controversy associated with the creation of the atomic bomb in the top-secret effort known as the Manhattan Project. Under the agreement, the NPS and DOE jointly manage and administer the park.

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