NIST operates in two main locations: Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Boulder, Colorado. NIST jointly operates research organizations in four additional locations explicitly established to promote cross-disciplinary collaborations that accelerate research results. See more about our other locations below.
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Please make sure you read the NIST Visitor and Contractor Protocols for Mitigating COVID-19 Exposure on NIST Campuses page before arriving on site.
Physical security for those locations is not provided by NIST.