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The abandoned and stripped launch control capsule of Missile Alert Facility Quebec-01, picured Sept. 25, 2012, is where Peacekeeper nuclear missiles were primed for launch during the Cold War, at. F.E. Warren Air Force Base north of Cheyenne, Wyo.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new Wyoming state park at a former launch command center for one of the world's most powerful nuclear missiles has opened to the public this week.

KGAB-AM reports that the Quebec 1 Wyoming Historic Site north of Cheyenne opened for tours Tuesday. An official grand opening is set for this weekend.

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The former Peacekeeper missile site is located off Interstate 25 about 25 miles north of Cheyenne. Tourists will be able to go underground to the steel-reinforced concrete capsule. The site also features a museum.

It's estimated that the site will attract 50,000-60,000 visitors a year.

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