Guided tours through GSI and FAIR
You are welcome to visit our facility including the construction field of the new facility FAIR.
Book an appointment to visit GSI/FAIR in English language from the list below. There you will find the dates that can be offered at the moment due to the operational schedule and staff availabilities. Tours in German are available on the German version of this website.
Registration is generally open until three days before the respective date.You can register and add further persons to your reservation. Participation for children is only possible from the age of 12. Visits take place with a minimum of ten participants. If there are not enough registrations for your date, we will inform you in time.
New dates will be announced at regular intervals.
1902 visitors since the restart of the visitor program in October 2022.
Program of your guided tour
An introductory lecture offers you an overview of the facilities and the current research at GSI and in the future at FAIR. Afterwards the guided tour through the facility will take you to selected points of interest and you can have a look at the FAIR construction site. The total duration is approx. 2 hours.
During your visit our employees will guide you. Our guides strive to keep explanations comprehensible and suitable for your group.
We process your personal data, which you enter into this form, according to German Data Protection Law and only for the purposes to handle your request and potentially organise your guided tour.
We do not transmit your personal data to third parties. Also, your personal data is not being processed outside of Germany.
All of your personal data is only saved as long as it is needed for the purposes given above (handling your request or the services requested) unless we are obliged by law to save it for longer.
A visit of the GSI-facilites is free of charge. We are a publicly funded research institution. For this reason our tours are free of charge and may not be used commercially by third parties.
Persons with disabilities
The walkways during the visit are mostly at ground level and therefore suitable for wheelchair users. Please allow for longer walking distances (about 1000 meters). Persons with pacemakers are not allowed to enter all areas of the research facility. These areas are designated separately. Please inform us in advance if persons with disabilities or health impairments will be attending the tour.
In case of further questions please contact:
Find out what others think about their visit in the comments of participants (German only).
GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung
FAIR - Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research