Community Tours

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) will conduct public tours of the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The tours will provide a close-up view of the formerly operating uranium enrichment facilities and a unique opportunity to learn about the plant history and its current activities. The tours are free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis, and will accommodate up to 40 people.

Tour Participants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Provide a valid government issued photo I.D.
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Pre-register
  • Leave all cameras, cell phones, recording devices, and any other electronic devices that have wireless or Bluetooth capability
  • When CDC Community Levels are elevated for McCracken County (yellow or red), participants must provide proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours, and face masks are required

Participants are required to attend the tour orientation at the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Emerging Technology Building. Participants in the morning tours are required to attend orientation at 8 am and will return to the college by 11:30 am. Participants in the afternoon tours are required to attend orientation at noon and will return to the college at 3:30 pm.

All tours for 2022 are booked. Check back for future updates or contact for more information