See and do

Guided tours for groups (12 people and more)

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!

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Passport to the Big Bang

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

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Freely accessible
All year round
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Freely accessible

Researchers’ Night at CERN

The last Friday of September, budding scientists, beginners and fans of all ages come together for Researchers’ Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event.

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Last Friday of September
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Last Friday of September
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CineGlobe

A film festival featuring screenings, workshops, entertainment, meet-and-greets, short films and debates - all inspired by science!

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Early Summer
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Early Summer
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Coding Science Days

Three days of workshops for kids and pupils aged 10 to 18, around scientific and technological kits.

Workshop
November
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November
Workshop
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CERN Open Days

Every 4-5 years, during a "long shutdown", CERN opens its doors to the public for two special days at the heart of one of the world’s largest particle-physics laboratories.

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Every 4-5 years
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Every 4-5 years
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Public events at the Globe of Science and Innovation

When culture, education and science meet the public

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All year round
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All year round
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Microcosm exhibition

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.

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All year round
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Universe of Particles exhibition

In the Universe of Particles exhibition, explore the questions CERN physicists are trying to answer: given that the entire universe is made of particles, where do they come from? Why do they behave in the way they do?

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All year round
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Guided tours for individuals (less than 12 people)

Come and discover a historic site as well as an operational centre at CERN in a visit led by our official guides. Mandatory booking.

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All year round
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