Visitor Registration Form
As a national laboratory, formal registration is REQUIRED for all visitors coming to Argonne National Laboratory. Visitors must fill out the visitor registration form. If you require hotel accommodations while you are onsite, please contact the Argonne Guest House.
You will need to bring your driver's license for entry to the Laboratory. If you are from a DOE Laboratory, please bring your badge with you. If you will be arriving Sunday, please proceed directly to the guard gate. If you are arriving on a weekday, please stop at the Argonne Information Center.
Foreign Visitors and Appointments
For guidance on approval and timing requirements for foreign visits and appointments, please see the Argonne web page.
Need to Find Someone?
Argonne Operator: 630-252-2000 (7:30 am - 7:30 pm weekdays)
Directions to Argonne National Laboratory
To Argonne coming east from O'Hare International Airport: Take I-294 south to I-55. Exit west on I-55 (toward St. Louis) and continue for about four miles to Cass Avenue. Exit south on Cass and turn right at the Argonne sign on Northgate Road, immediately south of I-55. Follow Northgate Road to the Argonne Information Center.
To Argonne coming east from Midway Airport: Take Cicero Avenue north to I-55. Enter I-55 south and continue for about 14 miles to Cass Avenue. Exit south on Cass and turn right at the Argonne sign on Northgate Road, immediately south of I-55. Follow Northgate Road to the Argonne Information Center.
To Argonne from Public Transportation: Take the Metra train to the Burlington/Westmont station. RTA-PACE bus #715 leaves the Burlington/Westmont station at 7:22 a.m. and 7:58 a.m., arriving at the Argonne Information Center at 7:35 a.m. and 8:14 a.m., respectively. In the evening, RTA-PACE bus #715 leaves the Argonne Information Center at 5:25 p.m., arriving at the Burlington/Westmont station at 5:42 p.m. Since the bus schedule is subject to change by RTA-PACE without notice, visitors planning on using public transportation to reach Argonne are advised to verify the bus schedule by calling RTA-PACE at 847/364-7223.
Directions to the Theory and Computing Science Building (TCS) Building 240
TCS (Building 240) is home to the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility. To get to TCS, enter through Argonne's Main Gate (on Northgate Road). Immediately after you pass through the gate, turn right at the first stop sign. TCS is the first building on your right. For your convenience, a wall-mounted informational kiosk is located directly inside both the main entrance to TCS and the entrance to the TCS conference center.
For more information about this unique building, visit the TCS website.