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High School Tours

Visit Fermilab with your class or science club.

For high school students, ages 14 and older: The number of people in a group should be no less than 10 and no more than 100. One instructor or responsible adult must accompany every 20 high school students. Groups may arrange to eat lunch in the Fermilab cafeteria. There is no cost for student tours.

You must make your request at least three weeks before the date of the tour using the tour request form.

Physical Science Tours include:
  • View the Fermilab complex from the 15th floor.
  • Check out the Remote Operations Center for the CMS Experiment at CERN
  • View the Accelerator and Control Room areas
  • Participate in a Q&A with a scientist or engineer
  • For smaller groups, meet at the scientist's workplace or arrange for a visit to a special facility.
  • Click here for resources to introduce your students to the science at Fermilab.
Life Science Tours can include:
  • Visit ecological areas at Fermilab.
Questions? Contacts for:
Life Science Tours
Maureen Hix, Education Office
Fermilab, MS777
P.O. Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510-0500
(630) 840-5588, mhix@fnal.gov
  Physical Science Tours
Amanda Early, Education Office
Fermilab, MS226
P.O. Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510-0500
(630) 840-4165, aearly@fnal.gov