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Fermilab's Batavia site is open to the public.

View more details on hours, activities and other site access requirements.


High School Tours

Visit Fermilab with your class or science club.

Physical Science Tours:
  • No charge for high school student groups (ages 14 and older).
  • Tours are available Tuesday-Friday starting in November each school year.
  • Must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance by email.
  • Group size: Minimum of 10; maximum of 60
  • Chaperones: One adult chaperone (instructor or responsible adult) is the minimum requirement for every 10 students. It is highly recommended to bring extra adult chaperones. Tours are not permitted for groups that arrive without the minimum number of required chaperones.
  • Groups may arrange to eat lunch in the Fermilab cafeteria.
Physical Science Tours include:
  • A visit to the Lederman Science Center.
  • A driving tour of Fermilab.
  • A Q&A with a scientist or engineer.

Click here for resources to introduce your students to the science at Fermilab.

Everything you need to know about Fermilab is a video about our work by Dr. Don Lincoln.

You can also request online question and answer sessions! Click here to complete the request form.

Life Science Tours include:

    Visit ecological areas at Fermilab.
  • Email to arrange a life science tour.
Questions? Contact the Education Office Registrar at or 630-840-8258.
Visiting a Control Room
Students Required number
of chaperones
10 1
11–20 2
21–30 3
31–40 4
41–50 5
51–60 6
Groups are welcome to bring more
than the required number of chaperones.

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