Join us in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Manhattan Project!
June 2 & 3, 2015: Manhattan Project 70th Anniversary Events
Manhattan Project Events
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Manhattan Project, honor Manhattan Project veterans, and provide a preview of the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park, the Atomic Heritage Foundation is hosting events on Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3, 2015. 

A reunion and reception for Manhattan Project veterans and their families will be held on Tuesday, June 2 beginning at 2:30 PM. This will be a chance for Manhattan Project veterans and their families to share their memories, followed by a reception.

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, a symposium will feature a discussion of the new park by Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and officials from the Departments of Energy and Interior. Other sessions with veterans and experts will reflect on the Manhattan Project and its legacy for today. Manhattan Project veterans Norman Brown, Isabella Karle, and James A. Schoke and experts Richard Rhodes, Robert S. Norris, Martin Sherwin, Kai Bird, Denise Kiernan, and Alex Wellerstein are among the committed speakers. 


Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For the full agenda, please click here.

Carnegie Institution for Science
Both events will be open to the public and the press and will be held at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street, Northwest, Washington, DC, a few blocks from DuPont Circle. 

Street parking is available in the local neighborhood, but is quite limited. The nearest parking garage is located one block away at 1616 P St. NW, Washington DC 20005 (Lot #372). Click here to buy guaranteed parking passes online at many locations within easy walking distance to the Carnegie Institute for Science. Use Promo Code: CARNEGIE15 at checkout to receive an additional 15% off your reservation.

For information about hotels in the area, please click here.
If you plan to attend, please register. Tickets are free but registering will allow us to determine an accurate head count.
The events are free but we encourage attendees and supporters to make a tax-deductible donation to the Atomic Heritage Foundation to support our mission. All donations $250 and up will be recognized in the event program and other literature. To donate by mail, send a check to our office
Atomic Heritage Foundation | 910 17th St. NW, Suite 408
 Washington, DC 20006
Atomic Heritage Foundation website