Fermilab's Batavia site is currently closed to the general public. View more details.
As a precautionary measure related to COVID-19, the entire Fermilab site in Batavia is closed to the general public. This includes all tours, events, activities, classes, buildings, as well as access to the walking/bicycling paths. All public events and tours are cancelled or postponed through the end of April. Updates will be posted on this page. We appreciate your understanding.
Additional information on Fermilab's precautions regarding COVID-19 is located at: www.fnal.gov/covid19
Whether you're interested in the science conducted here or just come to fish in our ponds, you're welcome at Fermilab. The laboratory is open to visitors every day of the week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from November to March and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. the rest of the year.
Fermilab visitors are allowed to visit two buildings on their own. In Wilson Hall, visitors can explore the exhibit and viewing areas on the first and 15th floor as well as the Fermilab Art Gallery on the second floor. Sign in at the reception desk on the first floor of Wilson Hall. The hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Visitors also can explore the hands-on exhibits at the Leon Lederman Science Education Center, which is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call 630-840-8258 to check on holiday hours or check the Lederman Science Center website. Groups of six or more must book a visit by calling the center. A map of Fermilab's public areas is available online.
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There's always something happening at Fermilab, and we have plenty of events for children. If you're interested in taking a tour, a free one is offered every Monday at 1 p.m. Read about our tours, programs and events. Sign up to get our public newsletter with information on all public events at the laboratory, delivered to your inbox once a month.
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