NERSCPowering Scientific Discovery Since 1974

Visitor Information

NERSC is located in Shyh Wang Hall (building 59)—also known as the computational research and theory building or CRT—on the campus of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.

You can find information about visiting the lab, including an interactive campus map, transportation and lodging suggestions at  Your host must arrange site access prior to your visit.

Public Tours

Public tours of Berkeley Lab (including NERSC, the Advanced Light Source and Molecular Foundry) are available one Friday per month. There is no charge, but you must register in advance.

NERSC Machine Room Tours by itself could also be arranged on an availability of the machine room and tour guides basis. If you know someone at NERSC, you can make a personal request for him/her to give you a tour if your group has less than 8 people.  If you have 8 or more in your group or you do not know someone at NERSC, please fill out the Computational Sciences Tour Request Form and a tour guide will be assigned to you.