Food, travel and lodging for 50th Anniversary Symposium and Users Meeting

We look forward to your attendance at the Fermilab 50th Anniversary Symposium and Users Meeting.


The Fermilab cafeteria is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breakfast is served from 7 to 10:15 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at most stations and until 2 p.m. at others. View the cafeteria menu.

Many restaurants are situated within a five- to 10-minute drive of Fermilab on Kirk Road (west of the laboratory) and on Route 59 (east of the lab).


Fermilab is located in Batavia, Illinois, roughly 35 miles west of Chicago. See directions to Fermilab.


A comprehensive list of nearby hotels and lodging options is available online.

If you have questions about visiting the laboratory during the Anniversary Symposium and Users Meeting, please email