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CERN Univers de particules

Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
+41 22 767 76 76
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Drove from Macon (France) to visit CERN - well worth it !

Today I went to visit the home of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN’s laboratories on the outskirts... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew C
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Kalkan, Turkey
Perfect!

Excellent place, particularly if you go there with children! There, you can learn things that even... read more

Reviewed 5 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Today I went to visit the home of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN’s laboratories on the outskirts of Geneva, what a place ! 10,000 experimental physicists from 140 countries, working together to find out how everything in the universe fits together. Our guide, a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent place, particularly if you go there with children! There, you can learn things that even an adult doesn't know! I say it again: It's a great place! If you plan a trip to Geneva, you must go there. It is just 30 minutes from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst I am not particularly interested in physics, I was astounded by this attraction. This institution is pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and this was a humbling experience when you see what can happen when humanity works together.

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a attraction for the Science Buff, a must visit for scientist, but be sure to book the ticket well before you land in Geneva, its always overbooked so if you are visiting for this location please be careful

Thank drrajnishpatel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to log in sharp at 8.30am (2.30pm in Singapore) to secure a slot in the English tour. A bit stressful if like me, you are planning to fly in from a distant country and have to make plans assuming a tour can be...More

1  Thank cheehei
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll be the first to admit that when my husband suggested a visit to CERN, my heart sank. I could not have been more surprised - we booked on to the tour and it was one of the most interesting tours I have been on....More

1  Thank jules1753
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were with our kids 8 and 11 years old. There were some information available, both at globe 🌍 and at the microcosm. We were finished quite quickly, but didn't read the texts through.

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I took a school group to CERN in October 2017 and had a great visit. Staff are friendly with excellent English spoken as well. Small shop as well on site. The restaurant is excellent if you are on an organised visit.

Thank adam_nwuk
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Whether you are a nerd, big bang theory fan or just a regular tourist in Geneve I think CERN is a must! It's not spetacular, but is a great place to visit and see how all that crazy stuff works and how it affects our...More

Thank Eduardo-M-Araujo
Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you happen to be in geneva, you should visit the exhibition here, even if you are not enthusiastic of how Earth formed, etc. the exhibisiton is free, very easily accessible from central Geneva.

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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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