FEL 2017 Visitor Information

We are pleased to host your visit to the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), and the Bradbury Science Museum. Transportation will be provided to enable you to travel to Los Alamos, a short and very scenic forty-minute drive to North Central New Mexico.

Los Alamos National Laboratory is located at the base of the beautiful Jemez Mountains, at an elevation of 7355 feet. The Laboratory covers 42 square miles of property, where 10,000 employees conduct exciting science and technology research in support of our national security mission.

Bradbury Science Museum tour

Your visit to Bradbury Science Museum will provide you with an opportunity to view the history of our institution, as well as work currently being conducted. This award-wining museum offers hands-on experience for all ages, while sharing examples of the world-class science and technology at the foundation of our work.

Buses will be provided for the round-trip from Santa Fe Convention Center to Bradbury Science Museum, departing at 12:30 p.m. and returning to the SFCCC at approximately 5:00 p.m.

A visit to the Bradbury museum does not require badging or other personal information, as the museum is located in our "downtown" historic district of Los Alamos.

LANSCE facility tour

The LANSCE experimental facility is operated as a user facility, delivering science in support of our national security, and providing an opportunity for academia and industry to utilize the accelerators intense beams to solve scientific questions and to develop an understanding of nuclear structure of materials under extreme environments.

Buses will be provided for the round-trip from Santa Fe Convention Center to LANSCE, departing at 12:15 p.m. and returning to the SFCCC at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Badging and access


Note: Sign-up is now closed for the LANSCE tour for both US and non-US citizens.

In an effort to accommodate your visit to LANSCE and to comply with security requirements, we require information to allow for badging and access to the facility.

US citizens wishing to participate in LANSCE tour must present

  • Valid US Drivers License, with exception residents of Minnesota and Missouri (these residents will require one of the following documents)
    • Acceptable birth certificate (state issued)
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship issued by INS or its successor
    • US Passport (current or expired)

US citizens, please provide your full legal name as it appears on your Drivers License and your citizenship to Liz Sturgeon at lizs@lanl.gov.