Groups are expected to
provide names, home addresses and Social Security numbers
of each visitor in advance, and each visitor must bring
2 forms of identification - one must be a current and valid
photo ID (i.e., drivers license, military id, school id, passport).
Special requests for dates and times are accommodated when
possible, but no tours can be given evenings, weekends
Prohibited items (contraband)
Some items are not allowed anywhere at SRS.
These items are real or simulated firearms and ammunition,
stun guns, alcohol beverages, illegal
drugs & paraphernalia, explosives, hand-held weapons, chemical
irritants, and items prohibited by state and federal
Other items are not allowed in fenced security areas. These are copying
devices, electronic recording devices, cameras, undeveloped film, radios,
cellular telephones and knives with blades more than 3 inches long. Contraband brought to SRS will be confiscated.
Also, please be aware that all packages, briefcases, handbags and vehicles
can be inspected at any time. This is for the protection of SRS property
Please be aware that foreign nationals from sensitive countries
will require approval by the U.S. Department of Energy - Headquarters to visit SRS. Click
here for a current list of sensitive countries. Foreign nationals
from countries not on the attached sensitive countries
list are deemed "non-sensitive," but
still require 45-60 days advance notice.
Tour length varies by tour agenda, but most tours take about three hours. Please allow
an additional 30 minutes for the badging process.
There are no charges for any SRS tour.
comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes (no flip-flops or sandals). On-site transportation
will be provided via climate controlled vehicles,
for local weather should be considered. Please check local
weather conditions and forecasts for the day of your visit
and plan accordingly.
If the nature of your
tour is to be outside, please bring sunscreen and non-aerosol
You should also notify
the tour coordinator of any
special mobility requirements/handicap restrictions
prior to your visit.