Spread across 426 acres, SLAC’s campus boasts an array of distinctive and historic buildings, including the 2-mile-long Klystron Gallery. The lab hosts a variety of events, such as public tours and lectures, and welcomes thousands of visiting scientists each year. Find more information below to help you plan your visit to the lab.
SLAC’s visitor center Site entry information
New to SLAC
Our address is 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025. Get directions with Google maps.
From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Exit the airport and merge onto 101 S via the ramp to San Jose. Take exit 414B to merge onto CA-92 W. Next, take exit 8 to merge onto I-280 S toward San Jose and travel approximately 10 miles. Exit onto Sand Hill Road East and travel approximately 1.5 miles to the main entrance of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on the right-hand side.
From San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Start out going south on Airport Boulevard toward I-880. Merge onto I-880 S toward Santa Cruz. Take the exit onto I-280 N toward San Francisco and travel approximately 18 miles. Exit onto Sand Hill Road East and travel approximately 1.5 miles to the main entrance of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on the right-hand side.