managed by the U.S.
Department of Energy
For release on July 5, 2012, 3:30:00 PM
Brookhaven Lab Open to the Public on Summer Sundays, July 15 – August 5
UPTON, NY − Where can you go on a summer Sunday on Long Island to see exciting science shows, enjoy tours of world-class science facilities, and engage in hands-on science activities for the whole family ― all for free? Visit the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Summer Sundays from July 15 to August 5, and enjoy a fun-filled Sunday while learning about dynamic scientific developments at the Lab.
No reservations are needed, but visitors age 16 and older must bring a photo I.D. Visitors may arrive any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Arrive early to avoid crowds; all activities are on a first-come, first-served basis. A different facility will be featured each week and the last facility tour takes place at 3 p.m. Science shows will be held at noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. each Sunday in Berkner Hall. A cafeteria and gift shop, also located in Berkner Hall, will be open until 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.
The full Summer Sundays schedule follows:
July 15 - ["http://www.bnl.gov/community/sundays/071512.asp">Family Exploration Day
July 22 - ["http://www.bnl.gov/community/sundays/072212.asp">Dazzling Light, Astounding Discoveries
July 29 - ["http://www.bnl.gov/community/sundays/072912.asp">Nano, Nano
August 5 - ["http://www.bnl.gov/community/sundays/080512.asp">Atom Smashing Fun *
*Recommended for ages 10 and over
Call (631) 344-2651 for more information on Summer Sundays. The Laboratory is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway.