Fermilab's Batavia site is open to the public.

Fermilab is pleased to welcome the public back to the Batavia site to experience its science and enjoy its natural areas, which are designated as a National Environmental Research Park, as well as its Lederman Science Center.

View the site's new visiting hours and access requirements | Download Fermilab public access map (pdf)

Fermilab continues to hold virtual events for the public as well as programs for students and for teachers. To learn more about these programs, please visit ed.fnal.gov and events.fnal.gov. In addition, please see Fermilab's calendar for upcoming public events and visit Fermilab's YouTube channel for videos and past lectures.

For questions, please contact fermilab@fnal.gov.


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