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NIST Locations

NIST operates in two main locations: Gaithersburg, MD (headquarters—234-hectare/578-acre campus) and Boulder, CO (84-hectare/208-acre campus). 

In addition, NIST has employees working in other locations to promote cross-disciplinary collaborations that accelerate research results. 

Learn more about our locations below:

NIST Gaithersburg, Maryland Campus

NIST Gaithersburg, MD Campus
Credit: NIST

NIST Boulder, Colorado Location

NIST Boulder, CO Campus
Credit: NIST

Hollings Marine Laboratory - Charleston, South Carolina 

Photograph of the exterior of the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), with signs designation the facility.
Credit: NIST

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Created August 4, 2017, Updated June 21, 2024