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CERN Univers de particules

Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76
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My visit to CERN was amazing, I was in a small group and and talked to several experts. They showed... read more

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Definitely worth a guided tour

Managed to get in the guided tour after many many tries found a few spaces opened closer to 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 visit to CERN was amazing, I was in a small group and and talked to several experts. They showed us the different projects with passion and a clear explanation. Great place!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get in the guided tour after many many tries found a few spaces opened closer to the time of our arrival. I would advise arriving a little earlier and get to do the free open tours as it will assist when the guide...More

Thank Olympian1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want to understand the universe? Or the world? Or the internet? Or being? Visit CERN. Don't skip CERN if you are visiting the area!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great guides, interesting stories, extensive, easy to get to by tram, mountains in backdrop, spectacular

1  Thank nickiedeedee
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 13 January 2018

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 10 January 2018 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 9 January 2018

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

Thank JP22015
Reviewed 7 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 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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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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