The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science 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 | Local hotels
  • Food:
  • Chicago weather
  • Proper attire: While working on the experiment hall 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.
    • An ATM/cash machine is available in building 233, which is directly behind the Argonne Cafeteria. A variety of cards are accepted. (The cafeteria is in building 213, about 20 minutes' walk from the APS.) 
Advanced Photon Source

User Program Office
Argonne National Laboratory
Advanced Photon Source
9700 S. Cass Avenue, Building 401
Lemont, IL 60439 USA

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