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CERN Univers de particules

Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76
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A MUST visit... No excuses.... just find the time to visit CERN even the free exhibition (if you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill P
via mobile
Very Interesting place to visit.

We did not realize that one must book 15 days in advance to get a time slot to see the rest of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miranda C
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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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 weeks ago via mobile

A MUST visit... No excuses.... just find the time to visit CERN even the free exhibition (if you haven't reserved a foul tour at least 2 weeks ago...)and watch the Big Bang Video....many more things to see .. touch..visualize... even dream.......

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not realize that one must book 15 days in advance to get a time slot to see the rest of Cern. However, there is an excellent science museum about information on particle studies and theories about the creation of the universe and the...More

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sort of went along with my other half to keep him company. From the first exhibition in the beehive to the end of the day I was enthralled. Yes a lot went over my head however I did learn lots as well. It is such...More

1  Thank llherr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probable they believe very importante people. It was imposible to get an sppoitment to visitar It. The Play "the 15 days before Game". I was very interesed to ser It as engineer

1  Thank Jorge C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Note that tour bookings are only 15 and 3 days in advance and reserve out (free) very fast (2mins after getting live). Very dissatisfying for international travellers/planning, hence a star less for the otherwise excellent educational experience. Italian guide was very well informed and answered...More

Thank Denis W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined our son on a school trip and although my knowledge of physics was buried long ago, the idea of such a site left me in awe. Just the sheer number of physicists in one location is inspring.

Thank vivi63
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 17 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Sujit_travels
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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
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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
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.