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NLGRP Tour Request
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Request for tour of the National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation

Welcome to the NLGRP tour link. We offer a free guided tour that takes approximately 45 minutes. Your tour will explore the kinds of materials we are storing, why, and how we store genetic resources.

Tour Operating Hours

Days: Monday, Thursday, and Friday (excluding Federal Holidays)
Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM
Duration: Approximately 45 minutes*

Visiting the NLGRP: Important Tour Information

Tours are recommended for children 7 years of age and older.
Group sizes of 5-20 are preferred; for larger groups or other special requests, please contact 970-492-7503

Security Requirements

Security requires a photo ID upon check in.
No purses, backpacks, or heavy coats are permitted in the building; all personal belongings should stay in the car.
*Please note tours may be canceled without prior notice


Sign in sheet to complete and bring to tour (Excel)


Please send an email to Jennifer Kendall ( with the following information:  

Name of Applicant/Organizer
City, State
Name of Group
Purpose of Tour
Mission of the Organization
Estimated Number of Individuals
Additional Comments/Special Needs


Once we review the request, we will contact you to set up a tour date and time.