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General Tour Information
Thank you for your interest in booking a group tour. We are currently experiencing technical issues with our booking software. If you are unable to complete your online tour request, email us at [email protected] to request your tour. Please include the following information:
- Your name
- Phone number
- Group’s name
- Group age
- Approximate number of attendees
- Preferred tour date and time.
Tours are offered Tue – Sat, from 10 am – 4 pm and last 6o minutes. There is no tour availability between 2 – 3 pm during our daily public tour. We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your understanding.
Public Tours: Tuesday–Saturday at 2 pm
There’s no need to register in advance for our daily public tours. These tours are recommended for small groups, or individuals looking for a guided experience.
Guided Group Tours
The Gates Foundation Discovery Center welcomes groups of 15 or more to schedule a free guided tour from our education team. The form below shows real-time availability and allows you to reserve your time at least two weeks in advance of your visit.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays are focused on large, primarily school groups.
Afternoons, Fridays, and Saturdays are great for adult groups.
Thursdays are reserved for self-guided visits only.
- Regular Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
If you are visiting with a larger group than we can support or on a day/time we cannot accommodate a facilitated tour, you can use the registration form below to select a self-guided slot.
Sign Language Interpreter
We’re happy to provide an ASL interpreter. We ask that you submit a request two weeks before your visit. You can do so by noting your need for this service when booking a tour below.