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Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)

New Illawarra Road
New South Wales, 2234
02 9717 3111

Discover the amazing world of nuclear science at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation’s (ANSTO) main campus at Lucas Heights. ANSTO is one of Australia’s largest public research organisations and custodian of much of the country’s landmark and national science infrastructure, including the OPAL research reactor, Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering and the Centre for Accelerator Science.

Go behind the scenes and take one of the free informative and entertaining science tours on offer, including free public tours, educational tours for schools and one-off tours for groups of 12 or more. Learn about the work ANSTO is undertaking in the areas of health, the environment and delivering solutions for industry.

ANSTO also offers a number of hands-on kids school holiday workshops which are a great way for kids to learn about science concepts in a fun and interactive way.

For tour times and bookings, visit the ANSTO website.

Facilities & Features

  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Public Toilet