Visitors are welcome at Ames Laboratory. As a U.S. Department of Energy research facility, Ames Laboratory is subject to security conditions established by the Department of Homeland Security. To make sure that you are complying with the current security conditions, please check with the Plant Protection Desk on the ground floor level of the Technical and Administrative Services Facility (TASF) building. Protection personnel can help you locate a specific staff member or direct you to a specific location.
If possible, contact the Lab in advance of your visit. Group tours can be arranged through the Public Affairs Office [see Tours].
Limited visitor parking is available in front of TASF where marked and temporary permits are available at the Plant Protection Desk, G34 TASF.