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Visiting Brookhaven

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Tour Program

Meet the scientists who make the research at Brookhaven National Laboratory happen!

Brookhaven National Laboratory offers the unique opportunity for visitors to hear about its fascinating research and see its scientific machines.

University, college, professional and community groups are welcome to tour the Lab and its facilities in groups of ten or more throughout the year. Tours can be accommodated Monday through Friday anytime between 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A three-week advance reservation is requested.

Visits can be arranged by emailing Tara Shiels at or calling (631)344-2400. All tours are designed with you to address your class or group's individual interests. We would like to discuss the content and make arrangements with you for your trip. Tours are free of charge.

Tour Program Contact:
Tara Shiels
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Stakeholder Relations Office
Bldg. 400C - P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-2400
(631) 344-4959

Summer Sundays

For several Sundays each summer, the Laboratory welcomes members of the public to its site. We plan days that include visits to our facilities, opportunities to speak with our researchers, special activities for adults and children, and much more – and it’s all free!

All about Summer Sundays