Microcosm - CERN

Microcosm underwent a major revamp in 2015.

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.

Today, the 500m2 of 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.



Open all year-round from Monday to Friday 8.30 - 17.30

Price & conditions

Free entrance.
Recommended age: 12 and up.


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Esplanade des particules,1 - 1211 Genève 23
Telephone: +41 22 767 84 84