Fermilab Family Open House

This year’s annual Family Open House returns for families and kids of all ages to experience the virtual events from the comfort of their homes. The schedule of events includes the “Iron Scientist” competition, Ask-A-Scientist, the Mr. Freeze cryogenics show and much more.

The Family Open House is one of Fermilab’s most popular events and the virtual program will take place from Wednesday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb. 13. Last year our virtual event connected more than 10,000 guests with the lab to experience the excitement of Fermilab science, and many members of the Fermilab community contributed in a wide variety of ways to make it possible.  We are again asking for your help.  Please attend our Zoom discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 12,…

From Chicago Tribune, Feb. 3, 2021: Fermilab’s Family Open House is a popular annual event in the Chicagoland area. This year, it’s virtual. Amanda Early, education program leader, discusses the programming that the virtual event will bring to classrooms and homes around the world.

Be a part of pARTicles

Community project for the Fermilab Virtual Family Open House, to be held Feb. 10-14. We welcome you, your children, neighbors and colleagues to take part in Fermilab’s online art exhibition exploring particles. We have extended the deadline to Friday, Jan. 29. For more details go to Be a part of pARTicles.