Guided Tours - Doors Open Waterloo Region 2017


Perimeter InstituteSat, Sep 16, 2017 10:00 AM Event Date Passed


Perimeter Institute welcomes scientific explorers for Doors Open Waterloo Region 2017.

Perimeter Institute is the world’s largest research hub devoted to theoretical physics. Its award-winning design fosters interdisciplinary research into the workings of the universe, from the smallest particles to the entire cosmos. From quiet nooks to ubiquitous blackboards, Perimeter is made to spark big ideas and collaborations.

Discover the space while learning about the Institute's research, training, and educational outreach activities. Join one of the small guided tours for your chance to "step inside the Perimeter." Tours are free but timed tickets are required.

Doors Open Waterloo Region Perimeter Institute Building Tours

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (last tour at 4:15 PM)


  • Tours are approximately 45 MINUTES long beginning every 15 minutes and include WALKING UP several flights of stairs

  • Accessible tours are available at each :45 minute time slot

  • Accessible tours will use the 2 elevators in the building (no stairs)

  • A maximum of four tickets are available per ticket account

  • Children are welcome but we recommend aged 10 years and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • No strollers are permitted on tours

The Black Hole Bistro will not be open during this event.