General Lab Information

Explore Brookhaven Lab

Travel to the frontiers of discovery at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. Save the dates to meet scientists, visit world-class research facilities, enjoy science shows, and more at Brookhaven Lab’s Summer Sunday Open House Tours.

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June 30

Family Fun

at the Science Learning Center

Join us for hands-on family fun at the Science Learning Center with interactive exhibits on many different areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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July 21

Dazzling Discoveries

at the National Synchrotron Light Source II

Tour the experimental floor at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), which produces light 10 billion times brighter than the sun for cutting-edge research.

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Aug. 4

Innovation and the Environment

at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, National Weather Service

Visit the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, where researchers probe tiny structures for big discoveries! See electron microscopes and a clean room, where research teams work with advanced materials at the nanoscale.

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Sept. 15

Fascinating Physics

at the Superconducting Magnet and Tandem Van de Graaff facilities

Visit the Tandem Van de Graaff facility and the Superconducting Magnet Division where magnets for particle accelerators are created.

  • Free, no reservations needed
  • Gates open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • All activities, subject to change, are first-come, first-served
  • Visitors 16 and older must bring photo ID
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Located 1.5 miles north of LIE Exit 68
  • Food and beverage services are not available at the Brookhaven Lab site.