august, 2018

25aug3:30 pm4:30 pmSecrecy, Security and spies

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Event Details

The program will begin at 3:30 pm (ET) and give visitors some insight to what life in Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project.

The program will give visitors some insight to what life was like in Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project with
all the security, the need for secrecy, and the worry of spies. This program is free and open to the public. Parking is limited, so please try to carpool if possible.

The Gatehouse is located just past the intersection of Oak Ridge Turnpike and Westover Drive in Oak Ridge. Visitors can access the Turnpike Gatehouse from Oak Ridge by following the Oak Ridge Turnpike west as if you are leaving town. Parking will be next to the Gatehouse.

For more information or directions, please contact the Manhattan Project National Historical Park at (865) 482-1942 or visit the National Park information desk in the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge. Please visit our website at Follow us on Facebook at ProjectNPS, Twitter at @MnhtnProjectNPS, and on Instagram @manhattanprojectnps.


(Saturday) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Turnpike Gatehouse

2900 Oak Ridge Turnpike

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