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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
  • Email
  • 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
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Self-Guided Tour

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.

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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.

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