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Address: Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 22 767 76 76
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Description: **Due to maintenance, the Universe of Particles exhibition will be closed...
**Due to maintenance, the Universe of Particles exhibition will be closed from Monday 4 May 2015 and will reopen early 2016.** 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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Great experience. It's unbelievable how much advanced technology they have. The guide is extremely helpful and nice, but not a professional guide. They even advertise, that the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Szigetszentmiklos, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great experience. It's unbelievable how much advanced technology they have. The guide is extremely helpful and nice, but not a professional guide. They even advertise, that the guidance is made by volunteer scientists. So you can get the most out of it, if you prepare with some (or many) questions.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

CERN has been in the news for quite some time due to the Higgs-Boson particle. It's not a typical tourist attraction, by any standards. It's a one of it's kind organization for carrying out research in physics to study the basic constituents of matter – the fundamental particles. Other than the exhibit outside the main building, which is open to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went as a leader of a school trip, the whole thing was truly excellent and thoroughly worthwhile. If going as a school group pre book access to the restaurant which is very reasonably priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My 12 year old science nerd son was excited to visit the hottest science experiment in the world. Thanks to the tour guides for letting the public see at least the little that they can show us. However, I would ask CERN to work out the logistics for the public a little more. I had tried to reserve spots on... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting but a little long. Lots of technical details but the guide was extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Ok had to get the terrible pun out of the way. My son is starting college to study physics so this was his high school graduation present to visit europe and finish with a trip to cern. Because of renovations, the two static displays are closed right now (june 2015) and i was afraid that we were not going to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I was very excited to go to CERN! However, the desk staff member was quite rude, and one of the gift shop workers didn't seem interested in making money as she closed the shop about 10 minutes early to prevent people finishing tours from entering. The tour itself was a bit of a letdown, but this is probably due to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I've had always wanted to go visit CERN. It was amazing inside and I just got all excited seeing everything in front of me rather that on the book or internet! I have learned more too inside. Just take the tram and it will bring you there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I loved it. I have not been organised enough to book in for a full tour which I am determined to do. The plan is to book 6 months in advance this time! The globe was still a lovely treat and I felt quite humbled by the experience. I am visiting Geneva again this week and have again not remembered... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

An excellent chance to see how these big experiments work and what their purpose is! The installations are just awesome! Don't miss this unique opportunity!

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Address: Address: Route de Meyrin, Geneva 1217, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 22 767 76 76
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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