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.

CMS replica in the Microcosm
Description

Microcosm's exhibitions take visitors on a journey through CERN’s key installations. Follow the path of the particles from a bottle of Hydrogen, through the network of accelerators and on to collision inside vast experiments.

Microcosm underwent a major revamp in 2015. (Video: CERN)

 

Duration
Up to 1 hour depending on your pace
Minimum age
10
Language(s)
Français,
English,
Italiano,
Deutsch,
Español
Time of the year
All year round
Location

CERN Reception, Esplanade des Particules 1, 1217 Meyrin
How to get to CERN

Registration procedure

No registration is necessary. Free access.

More info

Website: https://microcosm.web.cern.ch/en

Opening hours
Monday to Saturday 08:30 to 17:30
Special closures