Community tours 

 

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You’re invited to go behind the scenes at ANSTO and see the instruments scientists use to improve our health, understand our environment and develop new solutions for industry. 
 
For all booking enquiries call the Discovery Centre on (02) 9717 3090 or email tours@ansto.gov.au.
 

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Available tours

 
Up and Atom tours

This tour offers a fun and interactive introductory experience with games and experiments suitable for primary school aged student and their parents. 
Audience: Children aged 8-14 years and their parents
Duration: 2.5 hours
 
Tour timetable
Date: Monday 29 June
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Tuesday 30 June
Time: 1:15pm- 3:45pm
 
Date: Monday 6 July
Time: 1:15pm- 3:45pm
 
Date: Tuesday 7 July
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Wednesday 8 July
Time: 1:15pm- 3:45pm
 
Date: Thursday 9 July
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Thursday 9 July
Time: 1:15pm- 3:45pm
 
Date: Friday 10 July
Time: 1:15pm- 3:45pm
 
 

Science Discovery tours

This tour provides an in depth look into the world of nuclear science and the work ANSTO does in the areas of health, environment and delivering solutions for industry. 
 
Audience: Adults and children 14 years plus
Duration: 2.5 hours
 
 
Tour timetable
Date: Monday 29 June
Time: 1:15pm- 3:45pm
 
Date: Tuesday 30 June
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Monday 6 July
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Wednesday 8 July
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
 
 
Super Saturday tours
An Up and Atom tour and a Nuclear Science tour run side-by-side so the whole family can come along. 
 
Audience: Adults and children 8 years plus
Duration: 2.5 hours
 
Tour timetable
Date: Saturday 9 May
Time: 9:45-12.15pm
Date: Saturday 16 May
Time: 9:45- 12:15pm
*Full
Date: Saturday 30 May
Time: 9:45- 12:15pm
Date: Saturday 13 June
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
*Full
Date: Saturday 20 June
Time: 10:00- 12:30pm
*Full
Date: Saturday 4 July
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Saturday 18 July
Time: 8:30- 11:00am
*Full
Date: Saturday 1 August
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Saturday 15 August
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
Date: Saturday 5 September
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm 
 

Date: Saturday 26 September
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm

Date: Saturday 10 October
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Saturday 24 October
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
Date: Saturday 7 November
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
Date: Saturday 21 November
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
 
 
 
HIFAR tours

Stepping through a special airlock, visitors will be transported back in time to see Australia’s first reactor.
 
Audience: Adults and children 14 years plus
Duration: 2.5 hours
When: Tour timetable 
 
Tour timetable
Date: Friday 17 April 
Time: 9:45am- 12:15pm
 
  
Custom tours for large groups

Tours can be booked for large groups (12 or more people) Monday to Friday, subject to availability. 

Audience: Adults and children 8 years plus
Duration: 2.5 hours
When: Contact the Discovery Centre with your preferred dates