Tour Request

Take a tour of the Biodesign Institute and see working labs where scientists are uncovering the mysteries of diseases, creating vaccines and treatments, developing more sustainable materials and protecting human security.

Out of concern for the health and safety of our Biodesign Institute researchers and staff located within our facilities, we are offering limited in-person visits at this time.

To learn more right now, watch Biodesign’s signature video or visit our YouTube channel. You also can see our scientific contributions in our legacy of discovery brochure. For the latest about what we have recently produced, download our latest-year in-review. Both brochures are also accessible from our homepage.

Limited tours are only available by reservation. Tours take place Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.—3 p.m.

The Biodesign Institute is closed during the evenings, weekends and on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day observed, Thanksgiving Day and day after, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

For the most current information, engage with us on social media, subscribe to our monthly newsletter or check our website’s news page. Visit our calendar for upcoming speakers or special events.

Please select a group size to register for your tour of the Biodesign Institute.

Guided Tours (1-14 guests)

  • Tours are limited to 14 guests per tour
  • 30 minutes in length
  • Free of charge

Group Tours (15+ guests)

  • Tours are free of charge
  • Tours vary in time from 30-60 minutes in length

Please complete the tour reservation form below. You will receive a confirmation notice once your tour reservation is approved.

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Choose Your Preferred Tour Date

Tours are provided Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., excluding holidays.

Choose Your Alternate Tour Date
Please submit a list of group tour attendees
General Information
  1. Tours begin and end on time. Late tour arrivals will need to reschedule.
  2. No photography is allowed inside the Biodesign Institute.
  3. Tours involve walking and climbing stairs. If you require assistance or have accessibility concerns, please contact us at
  4. Participants must stay with group tour at all times.

NOTE: Tours do not include access into Biodesign Institute laboratories.

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