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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 all tours, events, activities, classes, buildings, as well as access to the walking/bicycling paths. All public events and tours are cancelled or postponed through the end of April. Updates will be posted on this page. We appreciate your understanding.

Additional information on Fermilab's precautions regarding COVID-19 is located at:


Lederman Science Center: Fermilab Science for Kids and Educators

The Lederman Science Center and Teacher Resource Center are closed through the end of April.

Until then, you can use the activities and links below to make a virtual visit to the Lederman Science Center!

Exhibit Activities
Here are some activities you can do at home based on exhibits at the Lederman Science Center (all are in PDF format):

Take our PhysQuiz! (PowerPoint format—view as slide show to play)
Here's a PhysQuiz tutorial to help you get ready!

The Leon M. Lederman Science Education Center houses hands-on exhibits for ages 10+, technology and science labs, a store and the K-12 Teacher Resource Center. Educators who have attended workshops may bring their students here for field trips. Science Adventures classes for all ages take place at the Lederman Science Center.

The Center is open to the public Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; and on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. On holidays, call to check if the LSC is open. The Lederman Science Center is named for Nobel Laureate and former Fermilab Director Leon M. Lederman.