Hanford Site Public Tours

Tour Information

Hanford Site Public Tours

Hanford Site Public Tours are planned on the following dates:

  • April 21 and 22
  • May 5, 6, 19 and 21
  • June 2, 3, 4, 16 and 17
  • July 28, 29 and 30
  • August 11, 12, 13, 25, 26 and 27

Tours begin at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. each day and last approximately five (5) hours each.

Tour participants must be United States citizens and at least 18 years of age. All tour slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis through an online registration system. There is no cost to participate in the tours.

All tours begin and end at the B Reactor Tour Headquarters, 2000 Logston Blvd., Richland.

Tour Route Info
About Hanford
Tour Point of Contact Karen Sinclair, Mission Support Alliance (509) 376-2151
Registration Begins at 9:00 AM PDT on Monday, March 9, 2015. Visitors will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis only through the online web registration system.
Age Must be at least 18 years of age.
Identification See Required Forms of Identification for Hanford Site Access
Citizenship Must be a United States citizen.
Clothing Clothing must be appropriate for an industrial environment. Anyone not dressed appropriately will not be allowed on the tour. Closed-toed shoes are MANDATORY. Sandals, flip-flops, thongs, open toe/open heel and high heel shoes are prohibited. Short sleeve shirts, knee-length shorts, or "capris" are acceptable, but skirts, dresses and sleeveless shirts are not allowed. Long pants are encouraged and highly recommended.
Prohibited Articles See Tour Restrictions.
Clearance/Badges Visitor badges are required and will be issued to all visitors the day of the tour. Government issued photo identification (See Required Forms of Identification for Hanford Site Access) is required for each tour participant, and must be presented prior to visitors receiving their badges. Name(s) provided on the online tour registration must match exactly the name(s) shown on photo ID.

Members of the news media periodically cover Hanford's public tours. If a member of the news media is scheduled to be on your tour, you will receive advance notice, and you will be given an opportunity to "opt in" or "opt out" of appearing in any photographs or video footage on the day of your tour.

Note: Hanford Site Public tours are subject to immediate cancellation any time security conditions for the Hanford Site change, or in the event of other security or safety concerns. MSA also reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a tour at any time due to unanticipated circumstances.

In the unlikely event of an emergency or other unforeseeable situation, the tour bus may be required to remain on the Hanford Site for longer than scheduled, or the tour may be immediately terminated. Tour participants should be prepared for delays, or an earlier than normal return time.
Last Updated 08/04/2015 8:50 AM