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Deep beneath Cornell University... Tour The Synchrotron

Visitors to our laboratory enjoy being immersed in the culture of science in the context of a world-class research facility. Xraise invites the public into a behind-the-scenes look at scientists and their apparati while experiments are underway—literally witnessing science history in the making.

Hourly tours of Wilson Laboratory are available on most Tuesday mornings to groups ranging from elementary school children to physicists visiting from other research sites. Tours are free. Metered parking is available at Friedman Wrestling Center which is located near Wilson Laboratory.

Please note: Completing and submitting the below Tour Request Form does not confirm the tour!
You must receive an email confirmation from a tour coordinator, usually within 24-48 hours, to verify your tour details and confirm your visit.

Schedule Your Tour

Please fill out the following form to schedule a tour of the synchrotron:

National Science Foundation

Xraise is supported by the National Science Foundation award DMR-1332208.
CHESS is operated and managed for the National Science Foundation by Cornell University.