Public can tour SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory twice a month beginning in April

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on March 30, 2016

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Beginning in April, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park will offer free public tours, which last approximately 90 minutes and include a visit to the lab’s two-mile-long linear accelerator, now driving the world’s brightest X-ray source.

Tours are offered twice a month, by registration only, which opens on the last Friday of the previous month. Registration is available only online; no phone calls or email requests. The two April dates are the 15th and 29th.

All public tours meet in the SLAC Orientation Theater (Room 1010), Building 53, at 1:15 pm. Closed-toed shoes are required.

Tours are open to all visitors 12 years of age and above. Children 12-17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

For more details on tour locations, guidelines, directions and other information, see then SLAC guidelines page and the tours FAQs.

Photo of LINAC/SLAC by Linda Hubbard (c) 2012

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