Fermilab Guided Tours

Get to Know Tours

Fermilab offers tours to people, ages 10 and older. Children between 10 and 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. These restrictions are for safety reasons. No registration is needed.

Get to Know Fermilab held Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Visitors meet in the Wilson Hall atrium for an introductory tour of the Lab and are welcome to enjoy lunch in the Wilson Hall Cafeteria.

Get to Know the Lederman Science Center held the first Saturday of the month from 10:00 am to noon. Families meet a docent at the Center for a guided tour of exhibits that explore Fermilab science from a kid's point of view.

Tours by Appointment

For groups of 10 or more, tours are by appointment and must be arranged at least two weeks in advance. A tour lasts about two hours and begins in Wilson Hall. Visitors view the Laboratory from the 15th floor windows and visit various displays located there. The tour moves to the Linear Accelerator building where visitors see the components in pre-accelerators gallery and the Main Control Room. There is a docent for every 20 people with a charge of $50 per docent.

Contact: Maureen Hix,(630) 840-5588, edreg@fnal.gov
Entrance Hall of the Lederman Science Center

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