Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Travel and Amenities

If you have questions or need assistance planning your visit, please contact the APS User Office.
Traveling to the APS
During your visit
  • Lodging: On-site | Off-site (short-term) | Local hotels
  • Food:
  • Chicago weather
  • Proper attire: While working on the experimental floor you must wear long pants and closed-toed/covered heel shoes. Based on the location and experiment, additional personal protection equipment (PPE) maybe required.
  • Short-term child care
  • Money:
    • Snack machines at beamlines take only $1 bills or coins.
    • A change machine is available in the lower level of Building 401.
    • A cash machine is available in the Argonne Credit Union in Building 223, behind the cafeteria (about 20 minutes' walk from the APS); a variety of cards are accepted.
Advanced Photon Source

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue
Advanced Photon Source
Building 401
Lemont, IL 60439 USA

User Office (general inquiries)
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