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On this page, you can find out about the tourist experiences that we offer and events for the general public on the CERN site (CERN also sometimes organises events and exhibitions in other regions). Click on the titles for more details, including a description, the recommended age, the duration, how to sign up, etc.


Discover the full scale and wonder of CERN’s monumental experiments. Find out what is happening at the Large Hadron Collider and meet the people who build and operate this extraordinary machine.

Recommended age: 10 years and upwards

Confront the great questions of contemporary physics, currently being explored by the CERN via the LHC and other accelerators.

Recommended age: 10 years and upwards
At the end of September, CERN, along with laboratories in 300 other European towns and cities, meets the general public
Recommended age: 7 years and upwards
54 kilometres of freely accessible cycle paths, 10 stages each providing explanations about CERN's mission and its technologies, 10 interactive platforms, 1 mission to restart the LHC.
Recommended age: 8 years and upwards
A short introduction to the Laboratory, followed by a tour of two of its operational sites: accelerators, control rooms, technical facilities or high-technology workshops. Group tours must be booked in advance!
Recommended age: 13 years and upwards
A film festival featuring screenings, workshops, entertainment, meet-and-greets, short films and debates - all inspired by science!
Recommended age: 10 years and upwards
Come and discover a historic site as well as an operational centre at CERN in a visit led by our official guides. Booking advised!
Recommended age: 13 years and upwards
Since its establishment in 2013, TEDxCERN has become an unmissable event. Find out what the future has in store for us!
Recommended age: 12 years and upwards

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