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Visiting NASA Glenn - Facility Tours

Have you ever wondered where NASA tests and develops cutting-edge technologies in aeronautics, aerospace and space? Here's your chance to find out. From April through October, the Glenn Research Center will offer public tours of its research facilities once a month.

A tour bus will depart from Glenn's main gate every hour beginning at 10 a.m. The last tour departs at 1 p.m. Each tour lasts about 45 minutes and is followed by a stop at Glenn's Gift Shop.→

The tours are open to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. All visitors who are U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 18 years of age or older, are required to present a form of government-issued photo identification (driver’s license, State ID) to Security at the main gate of NASA Glenn Research Center before being allowed entry.  Lawful permanent residents are also required to present a United States Permanent Resident Card (green card).  Individuals without proper identification will not be admitted to the center.

Reservations are required to guarantee admission. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance, or depending on available space, at least one week before the actual tour date.

To register, visitors should call 216-433-9653, or email sheila.d.reese@nasa.gov, (GRC-CEP0)[LOGICAL INNOVATIONS], or for registration assistance, phone (216) 433-2016.

Visitors with special needs are permitted to use their own vehicles, but must follow the tour bus at all times. Most research facilities are wheelchair accessible; however, some have limited accessibility.

For more information on NASA Policies Regarding Visitors see our Visitor Security Policy before your tour.

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Page Last Updated: February 21st, 2014
Page Editor: Kelly Heidman