Special Report

Nuclear Silos, Bunkers, and Other Cold War Sites to Visit in the US

Ambassador Romuald Spasowski House
> Where: Washington, D.C.
> What it is: Former home of the Polish ambassador, the highest ranking communist official to defect to the West

HM69 Nike Missile Base
> Where: Everglades National Park, Florida
> What it is: One of the best preserved Nike Hercules missile sites, also called “Alpha Battery.”

The National Atomic Testing Museum
> Where: Las Vegas
> What it is: Museum about America’s nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

Remote Sprint Launcher #3 Missile Site
> Where: Cavalier, North Dakota
> What it is: Remote launch bunker, Nike Sprint missile replica, 16 silos field

Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site
> Where: Cooperstown, North Dakota
> What it is: Includes Oscar-Zero, a Minuteman III missile alert facility

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