Places We Visit

Titan Missile Museum

Our last family field trip in Arizona, before moving back to our home in Utah (yay!) was our first visit to the Titan Missile Museum. It was fascinating! I’m not going to attempt to explain it too much however, as it’s too technical for me, ha ha. I’m just going to show you some of the pictures that I took while on the tour.

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The opening to the bunker.
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Marcus walking inside the bunker hall.
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The launch keys were locked inside this cabinet.
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The missile would have been launched from this control center.
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The missile in the silo as viewed from inside the bunker (through a window).
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The missile site

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Butterfly valve and lock
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The gate to enter the missile site (if you had clearance).

Wickipedia explains this cold ward missile and site much better than I ever could! There was a little indoor museum and gift shop and the only way to see the bunker is by taking the tour. After the tour of the bunker, we were free to explore the site itself. There was a viewing area where we could look down at the missile.

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