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CERN Univers de particules

Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76
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C'mon, It's CERN

I really enjoyed our tour of CERN. I would compare it to going to the Pixar or likely Google... read more

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staylonger
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Sausalito, CA
Far and made for nerds only

The quest of the origin of the universe goes paradoxically through the understanding of the tiniest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RedSkirrel
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed yesterday

I really enjoyed our tour of CERN. I would compare it to going to the Pixar or likely Google campus, because it just has this constant vibe of "this is the coolest place on the planet to work". Our tour was very well executed with...More

Thank staylonger
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quest of the origin of the universe goes paradoxically through the understanding of the tiniest particles, which also requires (paradoxically) an enormous amount of energy. To that effect, the largest circular particles collider of 27 kilometers was built 130 feet underground between Switzerland and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the tour on 19.5.17 at 11am. As a science geek, I made a huge effort to book a tour in advance and succeeded. Unfortunately, my guide, who tried his best to explain, floaded us with excruciating technical details. He was clearly not trained...More

Thank Liran M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get a space with a group of 4 friends onto the tour. Lasted about two hours and our tour covered the PS and Atlas, so sadly we didn't go underground. Very informative guide easy to understand and super interesting plus it's free. The...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Emm, do you know that CERN is? I would not say this is kind of funny tourists attraction like Eiffel Tower or White House. It is a research institute, with quite restricted access. Believe me.

Thank Andrey_Nara
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two museums on the CERN site both free this one and another all about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) construction and use. Try to see them both its wellworth it The Univers de Particules is well laid out and the film (French and...More

1  Thank Green-David-Green
Reviewed 1 week ago

CERN is best reached by tram- number 18- which can be picked up at the railway station and along the route. It takes 25 minutes or so from the railway station. CERN has some good exhibits of its work all of which is free. Worth...More

Thank KayBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free! nice interactive exhibits--good for kids who like to touch things. A bit hard to understand, but they try to make it as simple as possible.

Thank natgf .
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

CRRN is the dream place for anyone with passion for physics. This is where one can review all the physics courses they've had throughout their studies, and develop a deeper comprehension of what they might have missed, thanks to the simple but clever models and...More

Thank almaasam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I didn't understand certain parts, my budding physicist child had a fantastic time. Gift shop had some good books that, again, I don't understand, but, my child does!

2  Thank itchyfeetRTW
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Lostobsessed
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 Sharon C | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately you only see the parts of the building without scientists. you do see lots of very interesting things. the 'garden' with pieces of old equipment erected as statues was especially interesting. I really enjoyed... More
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Stu73Uk
How much time would people recommend to visit both Microcosm and Universe of Particles?
27 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.
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frmsgp
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|
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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
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