The public bus tours of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge facilities end today, the last day of the 2013 season.
The tours include stops at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Y-12 National Security Complex, and East Tennessee Technology Park, and they provide historical commentary on the transformation of the Oak Ridge Reservation during the past 65 years.
Tours are available Monday-Friday from noon–3 p.m. at the American Museum of Science and Energy at 300 South Tulane Ave. in Oak Ridge. The tour is available to U.S. citizens ages 10 and older. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis with registration at AMSE beginning at 9 a.m.
Admission to the AMSE includes access to the museum’s interactive and historical exhibits, live demonstrations, and the public bus tour. Admission is $5 per adult, $4 per senior citizen (65+), and $3 for students (ages 10-17). Photo identification is required for all bus tour participants. If you require special accommodations, contact the AMSE at (865) 576-3200 at least 48 hours in advance of the day you would like to take the public bus tour.
More information on the DOE Facilities Public Bus Tour and the museum are available at www.amse.org, or by contacting Lissa Clarke at AMSE at (865) 576-3218 or DiAnn Fields at DOE at (865) 576-0885.