Just outside Didcot can be found one of the UK’s hotbeds of science research, and this July, the campus will be hosting an open day for visitors.

The Harwell campus, including STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and partners, will be opening its doors to the public and schools. This unique event will enable visitors to access all areas and learn about the UK’s involvement in space explorations, experiments with powerful X-rays and neutrons, supercomputing and much more.

This is an unprecedented opportunity to see behind the scenes of cutting-edge science and discovery at the UK’s largest science campus. A diverse range of facilities will be open, allowing you to plan your own visit and really explore the site.

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The public day will be held on Saturday 11 July, with first entry at 9:30 and final entry at 16:00 (closing at 17:30).

You can register your interest and booking will open in April.

Based on memory from a previous visit to the Diamond Light Source, there are regular buses from Didcot train station to the science campus.

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4 comments
  1. Samantha says:

    Thanks for sharing this, I grew up in nearby Wantage and it is always interesting to see how the local scientific community is developing. On an unrelated note, some of your event listings have a Google calendar button but it takes me to an SDK website, do you know if any config is needed to make the button populate my calendar? Thanks again

  2. philip hunt says:

    I would like to source 2 tickets to view Rutherford. I have lived in the area for 30 years, have known people who work there and would love to visit with my son.

  3. George Ryall says:

    There is now a dedicated website for this open day: http://harwellcampus.com/open-days/

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