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Welcome to Particle Physics!

The tour is for the general public to learn about the world of Particle Physics. Information is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chacunasongout
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Fantastic Tour!

Took a group of students here for a tour but I would come back as it was truly a sight to behold... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rebecca N
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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...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour is for the general public to learn about the world of Particle Physics. Information is presented at a high level. While the tour is a bit underwhelming for physicists, CERN is still holy ground. If you have an interest in science, go! The...More

1  Thank chacunasongout
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took a group of students here for a tour but I would come back as it was truly a sight to behold. Had a tour with a guide in the morning which was informative and what is, lets face it, quite complex particle physics was...More

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The new building for the Universe of Particles is sensational. But the content is not. When I last visited and did one of the booked tours (sensational by the way) I also visited the old museum. It was very didactic assisting an understanding for lay...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was very interesting as a physics major, however it seemed that it was accessible to a large variety of people. Our tour guide was Chinese and had a very heavy accent which was sometimes hard to follow. Otherwise, there might be a little...More

Thank Léa F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit to CERN was the highlight of our Geneva trip. The tour is free but has to be booked in advance about 15 days during the holiday season. We were in a group of about 15-20 people Our guide was a physicist who was...More

Thank Akrish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my wish to visit this place at least one in my life. So, when we went to Geneva, it jumped to the top places to visit there. It's located outside Geneva, but no worries - Geneva gives you free tram passes that you...More

3  Thank Abhisek G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get spots on the guided tour (reservations are free but limited in number and your must reserve on the internet either 15 or 3 days before the day you want to tour). What a fantastic contribution to the world this...More

Thank Alyssa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so excited for our school group to actually get a reservation here, but it was not NEARLY what we had anticipated. The first part of the presentation included sitting in a tiny conference room where our presenter was a highly intelligent and energetic...More

2  Thank tmynatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The work and history of CERN is clearly explained if you are fortunate enough to manage a tour of the facility. You’ll need to book in advance. Even if you’re not a scientist it’s a fascinating tour which will bring you up to speed on...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Super interesting expositions that make you wonder and be eager to learn more. Friendly staff and nice buildings.

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Michelle R
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Anusree S | Reviewed this property |
Guided tour is not needed, if you have knowledge about CERN's projects..Exhibitions are really good and itself enough informative..
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dkotlaja
August 17, 2017|
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Google CERN & all information is there. You can book a visit 15 or 3 days before you want to go but you have to do this at 8.30 am Geneva time & places seem to fill within 2 mins. However there are 2 exhibitions that don't... More
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Honeydukes
July 23, 2017|
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Are you still looking for a t-shirt? I will be there in a couple of weeks and then in London a few weeks after that.
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