Tours are by reservation only.

Students visiting the vis lab

Students visiting ALCF's visualization laboratory. Image: Argonne National Laboratory

The ALCF is a national scientific user facility that provides supercomputing resources and expertise to the research community to accelerate the pace of discovery and innovation in a broad range of disciplines. Come see us in action.

Argonne welcomes all members of the public age 16 or older to take guided tours of our scientific and engineering facilities, including the ALCF. Argonne’s Educational Programs and Outreach group also offers science and engineering experiences for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Tours are by reservation only. For more information or to schedule a tour, please email

Please note that visitors 16 and older will need photo identification to enter the laboratory. School ID including photo is acceptable for visitors 16 or 17 years of age; state or federal ID is required for all visitors 18 and older. Review Visitor Information and Site Entry Requirements.

For more information or to schedule a tour, please email