SD Science & Technology Authority / Sanford Underground Research Facility

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630 E. Summit St.
Lead, SD 57754
(605) 722-8650
Monday - Friday, 7AM to 4PM (MT)
Visitors must have an appointment prior to arrival
  • About

    Sanford Lab is a dedicated underground scientific research facility located in Lead, SD and hosts world-leading research experiments in physics, biology, geology and engineering.

  • Member Events

    Thursday Feb 9, 2023
    Join us for ''Ask a Scientist'' to learn more about America’s deepest underground science laboratory. more
    Thursday Feb 23, 2023
    physicists built the Majorana Demonstrator and the collaboration of more than 100 researchers from 16 institutions has published their final results. more
  • Directions You will be driving through a residential neighborhood on Mill Street and Summit Street. Please watch for children playing by the road—speed limit is 20 mph.