Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Home to state-of-the-art research on such ventures as new energy sources and radioisotopes for medical use. A self-guided tour here leads to the control room and catwalk just outside the massive Graphite Reactor, the world's first model nuclear reactor-decommissioned in 1963.

Useful information

Address:

1 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge

Price:

free of charge

Nearby tourist attractions

American Museum of Science and Energy
American Museum of Science and Energy
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