We invite you to enter into the heart of the largest particle physics laboratory in the world driven by a unique collaboration of over 100 countries. Between the infinitely large and the infinitely small, come and discover the secrets of matter. A guided tour enables groups with a prior booking to explore the Laboratory’s surface experimental sites to discover fundamental research.
IndividualsIndividual visit: Oui
Times of self-guided tours:
Monday: 9 am to 5 pmSelf-guided tour comments:
The self-guided tour concerns the two permanent exhibitions at the CERN
Guided tour: Oui
Times of guided tours:
Monday to Saturday
Guided tour booking info:
Kid rates: Free of charge
Adult rates: Free of charge
GroupsRestrictions for group visits: Visite sur rendez-vous
Group visits booking info:
Guided tour for groups of less than 11 people:
Book on the www.cern.ch website, “Tours” tab.
Booking 15 days in advance, additional places open 3 days before the date of the visit.
CERN site in Geneva, a few kilometres from the French-Swiss border:
Tours for groups of 12 to 48 people, booking 3 months in advance required.
All the details are provided on the CERN website, http://home.cern/fr.
Minimum number of people: 11
Maximum number of people:
Group rate: Free of charge
School rate: Free of charge
General informationLength of the visit: 3 hours
Languages spoken: German English Spanish Italian
Closed to groups:
The last 15 days of December
Shop opening times:
Monday to Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Cash payment: Yes
Payment by cheque: No
Bank card payment: Yes
AMEX payment: No
Disabled access: Yes
Car parks: Yes
Coach parks: Yes
Free car park.
Special spaces for coaches.