Manhattan Project Scavenger Hunt for Teens and Adults
The Manhattan Project began work here in 1943. The Manhattan Project had dozens of sites across the United States and Canada working to create atomic weapons for use in World War II. Los Alamos was a secret army post and the center of research.
You can complete this scavenger hunt in any order. Look for outdoor signs to help you find information to help with the hunt.
Tick the checkboxes for each question as you go. We'd love to see what you come up with for the two photo challenges! Share your photos online with #LosAlamosHistory.
This scavenger hunt is designed for teens and adults. You can find the version for young learners and their families at
The scavenger hunt will take you to the Performing Arts Center, the WAC Dorm, Bathtub Row, Fuller Lodge, the statutes on Central Avenue, and the Ice House. Follow the sidewalk behind the Bathub Row houses, not Bathtub Row itself, to find the walking tour sign and avoid walking in the street.
Before you head out, consider this: What Manhattan Project legacies do we live with today?
Your first stop is the Performing Arts Center!
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