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CERN Univers de particules

Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76
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My son and I went to CERN in December 2017. We both thought the visitors centre was quite... read more

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This is an European particle laboratory. One needs to book a tour of Cern beforehand so that the... read more

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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I went to CERN in December 2017. We both thought the visitors centre was quite interesting and spent a whole morning looking at the exhibits, however we found the gift shop to be appalling, it was very limited and very expensive, and...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an European particle laboratory. One needs to book a tour of Cern beforehand so that the internal underground facility (exhibition) can be visited. The outdoor exhibition is also nice. This is the last stop for tram #18

Thank Deepak K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really amazing place. Found it so interesting! Even though I’m not really into science I loved everything the exhibition and tour(we didn’t book but waited and they added us on). Very interesting! Don’t recommend to kids under 14 really there were a few on the...More

Thank Rubi Š
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting experience, staff welcoming and informative. We had a place on the tour which was fascinating.

Thank JP22015
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great tour, if you are in Geneva, this complex is a must to visit, very interesting, even if your not a science lover its great to see this amazing experiment

Thank Gerry23229
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great tour even if you are at all interested in science. If you are not a nerd then I recommend arriving early and looking around the museum attached to the reception centre. It gives a really good explanation of what you will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Courteous staff, punctual timing, great videos and very explanatory, very well kept premises, very informative interactive simulations. Very nice and impressive place to visit when you are in Geneva, even if you are not a science lover you will like the experience.

Thank alinekayrouz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a physics nerdy or technology geek, having a tour at CERN probably will excite you more than me. But overall, it's a nice visit! Actually I was hoping for a lab tour, but didn't get it.. well.

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I loved CERN, with its wonderful state of the art exhibitions and friendly staff. However, there are really no amenities for visitors ( there is a gas station for sandwiches and snacks across the road) and the whole site is a mess...More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will learn so much here you'll feel your brain expanding by the end of the trip. There is a lot to see, and some fascinating exhibits punctuate the tour. If you're lucky enough to have a guide, you will undoubtedly learn something, whatever your...More

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dkotlaja
17 August 2017|
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Response from SighSpy | Reviewed this property |
no need to book this tour... you can go there taking the route 14 tram / bus and just walk in...
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Lostobsessed
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
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