ARCO, Idaho – Federal officials in eastern Idaho said the first nuclear reactor to produce a usable amount of electricity will be open for free guided tours starting Friday.
The Idaho National Laboratory said visitors can also tour the Experimental Breeder Reactor-I on their own by following the self-guided tour instructions.
The reactor is located about 50 miles west of Idaho Falls.
The reactor was completed in 1951 and was decommissioned in 1964.
In 1966, it became a National Historic Landmark. About 10,000 visitors toured the site last year.
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