Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has cancelled all in-person tours until further notice due to an abundance of caution surrounding the spread of COVID-19. We are sorry that we cannot host you at this time, and we hope we can soon reschedule your visit. Berkeley Lab is now offering various virtual tours, including a Virtual Public Tour and deep-dives of multiple facilities in celebration of our 90th Anniversary. Please see information below regarding these amazing opportunities.
Each year thousands of guest researchers and visitors come to Berkeley Lab for unparalleled expertise in the basic and applied sciences. From grade schoolers to government officials, from industry leaders to members of the public, Berkeley Lab welcomes the opportunity to demonstrate its dedication to bringing science solutions to the world.
90TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL TOURS
In celebration of Berkeley Lab’s 90th Anniversary we are offering virtual tours of multiple facilities. These are pre-scheduled, live, interactive, and hosted by Berkeley Lab staff and scientists. Register via the links below, and please continue to visit this site as new tours are published.
General Tours will continue, please register for those as well!
- 90th Anniversary Tours – 88″ Cyclotron
- 90th Anniversary Tours – Advanced Light Source
- 90th Anniversary Tours – FLEXLAB®
- 90th Anniversary Tours – High Performance Computing
- 90th Anniversary Tours – Joint Genome Institute
- 90th Anniversary Tours – Molecular Foundry
- 90th Anniversary Tours – Biosciences Facilities (JBEI, ABPDU, Agile BioFoundry)
- 90th Anniversary Tours – BELLA (Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator)
VIRTUAL GENERAL TOURS
In response to COVID-related social conditions, Berkeley Lab is offering virtual tours of its facilities to the public. These are pre-scheduled, live, interactive, one-hour long sessions presented by Lab staff and scientists. Participants will learn about the Lab’s fascinating history, ground-breaking discoveries, and contributions to COVID-19-related research.
GUIDELINES FOR TOURS
Please read this information on registration and safety considerations before signing up for one of Berkeley Lab’s tours.
Students and teachers from grades K-12 in Alameda and Contra Costa county schools, and undergraduates from U.S. community colleges or universities are eligible for a Berkeley Lab educational tour. To learn more about programs for grades K-12 from Alameda and Contra Costa county schools, please visit Berkeley Lab’s K-12 STEM Education and Outreach Programs. To learn more about programs for U.S. community colleges or universities please visit Workforce Development & Education.
Private Tours are subject to availability and are limited to groups of 25. Each guest must be identified and properly vetted at least three weeks prior to the tour date. Site access is granted to visitors according to Department of Energy practices for entry.
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