Science tourists are interested in visiting and exploring scientific landmarks, including museums, laboratories, and universities. In the United States most Department of Energy and Department of Defense facilities hold open houses where the public can come in for free and see how their tax dollars are being spent. This used to include nuclear power plants, but those have been restricted since 9/11.
- The Nobel Museum in Stockholm/Gamla stan, Sweden, has exhibitions about the Nobel Prize.
- Sweden Solar System in greater Stockholm; world's largest scale model of the Solar System.
- Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab), Newport News, VA
- Particle accelerator with open houses once a year that include a tour of the accelerator tunnel and the most powerful free-electron laser in the world.
- Kennedy Space Center