Visit the Brightest Light in Canada

Thank you for your interest in Canadian Light Source tours!

We advise booking five (5) business days in advance of your desired time for all tours. Please allow up to two (2) business days for email confirmation of your booking.

We will be taking photographs during the tours, which may be used in an official capacity by the Canadian Light Source. If you would prefer not to have your photograph taken or published, please let us know.

Please note that while we try to accommodate all tours, tour availability is subject to student guides' schedules. For any questions, please call Outreach at 306-657-3644 or email us at

Regular public tours

We will be closed on Feb. 19 and our staff members will be enjoying Family Day in Saskatchewan.

We offer free general public tours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. To reserve a spot on a general public tour, please fill out the form below.

Large group tours

For groups of five (5) people and more, either you can join the regular public tour OR you can reserve a free, hour-long tour on a different day and time that works best for your group (subject to date availability). To request a group tour, please fill out the form below.

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