Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation - Lucas Heights
Discover the amazing world of nuclear science at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation's (ANSTO) at Lucas Heights. Using some of Australia's most significant science infrastructure including the OPAL research reactor, neutron beam instruments and accelerators, ANSTO is home to Australia's only nuclear research reactor.
ANSTO offers a range of tours including the free 'Up and Atom' public tours, educational tours for schools and one-off tours for groups of 12 or more. On a tour you'll get a rare glimpse inside the realm of some of Australia's leading scientists who are helping address health issues such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease; understand climate variability; and develop new technologies for industry.
ANSTO also offers a number of hands-on kids school holiday workshops which are a great way for children to learn about science concepts in a fun and interactive way.
For tour times and bookings, visit the ANTSO website.