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General Tour Information

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 groups smaller than 10.

Can’t make it to a public tour? Group size too large? The Gates Foundation Discovery Center welcomes groups of all kinds to schedule a free guided tour from our education team. Use the form below to reserve your time at least two weeks in advance of your visit.

  • Regular Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
  • Summer Hours*: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm
*Summer hours begin Memorial Day weekend and run through Labor Day Weekend.
Private tours are recommended for groups of 10 or more. Please submit a request for a tour at least two weeks in advance using the form below.
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Self-Guided Tour

If you’re visiting with a group of more than 75 people, we suggest an initial orientation followed by a self-guided visit.

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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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