Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) is the brightest synchrotron light source in the world. (Photo: Brookhaven National Lab)
Free For All

Free family fun at Brookhaven National Lab

Brookhaven National Laboratory will be hosting four free activities in July and August for children interested in learning about science and technology.

Brookhaven’s Summer Sundays will offer free educational fun for the family each Sunday from July 15 through August 5.

Visitors can experience hands-on discovery and meet scientists while touring the lab’s various research facilities, including the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider.

See the full schedule provided by BNL below. Gates open 10am to 3pm. All activities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.

For more information about Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Summer Sundays program, please visit


July 15: A fabulous day of hands-on family fun at the Science Learning Center

July 22: Explore ultra-small science at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)

July 29: Discover the source of some of the world’s brightest light—The National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)

August 5: See where physicists smash atoms as you tour the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)

Share this: