Atomic Alert! Exhibition Open

Atomic Alert! Confronting "The Bomb" in the New Atomic Age Explores the U.S. government’s Cold War-era efforts to educate Americans about what to do before an atomic attack, how to react to a sudden, blinding flash, and what action to take in the aftermath of a catastrophic blast. Now open in the Museum's Auditorium.

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The Museum is closed on Sunday, July 4th. Happy Independence Day!

Virtual Lecture: Living with the Atomic Bomb: 1945-1965

Virtual Lecture: Living with the Atomic Bomb: 1945-1965 with Curator Michael Scheibach, Ph.D. Saturday, July 10, 1:00-2:00pm FREE, registration required by Friday, July 9. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the morning of the program. Michael Scheibach, Ph.D., historian, author, and curator of Atomic Alert!, presents a multimedia talk on the impact of the […]

Free – $5

Free First Sunday

Free First Sunday Sunday, July 11, 11:00am-5:00pm Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation.

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Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion

Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion Sunday, July 11, 12:00pm and 2:00pm The atomic scare influenced almost every aspect of American culture and had a profound impact on comic books and the perception of the superhero. Considered an act of patriotism during World War II, reading superhero comics came under intense scrutiny during the Atomic age, giving […]

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Lecture: Clinton in the Cold War with Terry Ingano

Lecture: Clinton in the Cold War with Terry Ingano Wednesday, July 21, 7:00-8:00pm Clinton Historical Society, 210 Church Street, Clinton, MA 01510 Museum and Clinton Historical Society Members Free, Nonmembers $5, pay at the door, registration not required The Museum is partnering with Clinton Historical Society to take participants back in time to explore Clinton’s Cold […]

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Free Admission

The Museum is pleased to offer free admission to our visitors during the month of August to honor our founder, Gordon Lankton. Thanks to our generous sponsor:

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Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion

Free First Sunday Drop-in Discussion Sunday, August 1, 12:00pm and 2:00pm 1950's America was a time of great economic and social growth, yet a cloud of doomsday hung over the land. Both the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. stockpiled nuclear weapons creating a sense of atomic fear, and spread propaganda portraying each other as the "evil empire." […]

Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nations

Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nations Sunday, August 8, 12:00 and 2:00 pm Free with admission, no registration required. Join intern Shreya Vaidyanathan at either 12:00 or 2:00 pm as she leads interactive discussions and simulations about a nation’s use of atomic weapons. Using primary sources, participants will act as delegates in a conference and debate both sides […]

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Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nation

Drop-in Discussion: Atomic Nation Sunday, August 8, 12:00 and 2:00 pm, Free Join intern Shreya Vaidyanathan as she leads an interactive discussion and simulation about a nation’s use of atomic weapons. Using primary sources, participants will act as delegates in a conference and debate both sides of the argument, and at the end reach a decision […]

FREE