Nuclear energy is fascinating, and an important piece of our diverse energy economy. Our hands-on exhibits and programs are designed to inspire learning through exploration.

Interactive exhibits

Visitors can use the interactive displays to

  • Learn more about radiation, containment, and how nuclear plants are designed with safety in depth
  • Explore a model containment structure and all of its built-in safety systems
  • Watch a fiber optic light show on how electricity reaches their home
  • Test your knowledge with fast-paced computer games
Students use an interactive display at the Energy Encounter.

Perplexing Puzzles

Exercise your brain with Perplexing Puzzles during the summer months. These puzzles offer fun for all ages with a variety of mind benders to challenge even the most experienced problem solver.

Students work to solve an Energy Encounter Perplexing Puzzle.