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Fermilab's Batavia site is currently closed to the general public.

  As a precautionary measure related to COVID-19, the entire Fermilab site in Batavia is closed to the general public. This includes access to the walking/bicycling paths. All public events and tours are canceled, postponed or held remotely until further notice. We appreciate your understanding.
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Wonders of Science

The 2020 Wonders of Science show has been cancelled. See you in 2021!

Experience weird science.

Event: A fast-paced series of demonstrations on chemical and physical phenomena that will involve you and your young scientists mentally and at times, physically!

Wonders of Science is an annual program provided by the Office of Education and Public Outreach at Fermilab. Each family with at least one child will receive a kit of materials that will enable them to continue their science explorations at home or in the classroom.

Where: Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall, Fermilab (Directions to Fermilab)

When: Postponed — Watch this space for updates!

Audience: Recommended for families with children ages 7 through 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult with at least 1 adult per 5 children.


For registration questions:

For questions about your completed registration call 630-840-ARTS (630-840-2787). Voice mail is available when our box office manager is on another call or when we are closed.

For General Event Information:

Registrar, Lederman Science Center, Education Office
P.O. Box 777, Batavia, IL 60510-0500
(630) 840-8258,

A Young Scientist