The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research is located within the Fort Detrick U.S. Army facility in Frederick, Maryland. All visitors must enter through Nallin Gate, which is located on Opossumtown Pike at Amber Road. The Nallin Gate is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Please Remember: Visitors must be escorted at all times, unless specifically authorized.
For gate hours, please visit Fort Detrick's Visitors website.
Visitors to facilities such as the ATRF, VCMP, or other Frederick National Lab locations must report to the reception or security desk located at that facility. Visitors must be escorted at all times, unless specifically authorized.
Extended visitors, i.e., those that will be visiting for longer than six months may apply for an extended visitor identification card through Protective Services.
View our amenities by facility location below.
All buildings on the Frederick campus, with the exception of Building 549, which includes the Conference Center and Scientific Library, and the lobby of Building 426 are secured via a card-key system; therefore, visitors must have an escort in order to enter most buildings.
The campus offers several rooms, equipped with computer and teleconferencing equipment, for meetings, speakers and special events. For more information, contact the Conference Center.
Cafeteria and catering services are available through the Discovery Cafe.
The map of the Frederick National Lab is a PDF file, which you can view and print using the free Adobe Reader.
Visitors may park in any spaces on campus, with the exception of those marked "DOD" or "Reserved". Parking is free.
Parking is typically provided near the front of these facilities. Parking is free.
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