If you really want to get a sense of what we’re all about, plan a visit. Explore our many research labs. Checkout first-hand the amazing projects we are working on. See our award winning student work. Get your students interested in STEM. Have your questions answered by our lab directors and admissions representatives. So come, let us show you around, and see for yourself why we have been an internationally recognized institute for over 35 years.


Tour Information


For grades K-12, individuals and families, industry professionals, and community based organizations, we offer the availability to schedule a tour from Monday through Friday, between 8 am and 5 pm. Please review the IST website to identify the labs or people of interest for your visit. IST cannot guarantee that all requested labs will be able to participate as each lab has its own schedule of commitments that are subject to change. Tour requests should be sent in at least 4 weeks prior to date of tour.


Schedule a Tour by



        • Calling the Tours coordinator, Jessica Compton, at 407-882-0297

Once you have requested a tour, allow up to 72 hours for a response from our staff and be sure to monitor your SPAM folder, as well. Please wait to receive a visit confirmation from us before finalizing travel plans. We may not be able to accommodate all requested dates and times, but our team will work hard to find a time that works best with your schedule. Please notify us in advance if you require special accommodations.


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