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CERN Univers de particules

Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76
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Great Even Without The Guided Tour

No availability for the tour, but still the walk-thru exhibit and grounds were so cool and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John D
Orlando, Florida
Seriously awesome to go and see the most amazing Physics R&D in the world

You don't need to pay - free visits that allow for at least 1 hour of touring. There is the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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CERN, in Geneva, is the world’s largest particle physics research centre. CERN has recently brought into service the world’s most powerful accelerator, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), which will provide new insights into the Universe and how it evolved. The entire Universe is made up of particles. But where do they come from? What laws govern their behaviour? The purpose of the "Universe of particles" exhibition is for visitors to confront the great questions of contemporary physics : a journey to the Big Bang.
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Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76

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Reviewed 2 days ago

No availability for the tour, but still the walk-thru exhibit and grounds were so cool and informative it was worth the short train ride to CERN. Don't miss going here if you have even a passing interest in science.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You don't need to pay - free visits that allow for at least 1 hour of touring. There is the reception on the left coming out of Geneve and this had a walk through exhibit. The big round hall on the right is an amazing...More

Thank CandDNicol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was an amazing revelation to see the experiments and the exhibitions. Must visit destination for all science enthusiasts!

Thank Sujit_travels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the tourist museum downstairs to get a much better understanding of what the LHC is all about, including the other experiments that are actually all part of what the LHC does. The video downstairs will give you a much better understanding than anything you've...More

Thank bryanw1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is impossible to book this tour! It says that registration starts at 8:30 15 or 3 days in advance...so guess, at 8:31 there are already NO spots available! How is it possible?? There were spots when i started the booking but while i was...More

1  Thank prekrasnayaTonya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this place is amazing even for people who are not physicists or engineers. the place where WWW was born. it has two exhibitions, the globe and the microcosm. both are free. they show a 6 minutes video in the globe explaining the science behind it....More

Thank SighSpy
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you know little bit of physics, Don't miss this place. You will hear the story of invention of smart phones and many other inventions based in here. I will go there once more to know what is exactly happening (in nano seconds) when a...More

Thank Bandu N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my husband's trip. It was his plan, his locations and his agenda. And number one on his agenda was CERN. He saw more than he expected to see. We saw the original particle accelerator. I loved the photo of the parts of the...More

2  Thank Judy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit for science enthusiasts. There are two exhibhitions and both are very interesting. They contain details of the collider, audio visual shows etc. You can book a guided tour if you plan in advance.

Thank JagsChennai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a relatively far attraction on the border to france , but there is bus to go , which stops just infront of the place, the one part with a special projection 3d , in certain timetable,is accesible to everybody, as also the opposite building,...More

Thank Lambrini M
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Hi everyone. Heading to Geneva in a few weeks and really looking forward to going to CERN but I was wondering do you actually get to see the LHC when you visit (the exhibits and/or tour). From what I have read it suggests you don't but I find that hard to believe.
15 May 2017|
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Response from Daniel P | Reviewed this property |
It is exceptional that the LHC can be seen directly. When the LHC is operating humans must stay far away because radiation is too high nearby. I have visited the LHC in the tunnel during an open day week end a few years... More
How much time would people recommend to visit both Microcosm and Universe of Particles?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Marvin F | Reviewed this property |
Personally I would recommend 4-6 hours. Even just walking around the place in itself is a reward.
Hi, when you say slot opens 15 days in advance do you mean they open on 15th of each money. Right now when I go on their website it shows whole of April is fully booked and doesn't let me book for May slot.
8 April 2017|
Response from Stella C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It's 15 days exactly before the day you want to go. Example in my case I wanted to go on the 23rd of March. The slots were closed until the 8th of March. At 8:30am Ginevra time the slots opened for that day. May is... More