Contacts

Contact information

 cern.reception@cern.ch

+41 (0)22 767 76 76

European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN, 1, Esplanade des particules, CH-1211 Genève 23, Switzerland

Organisation Européenne pour la Recherche Nucléaire, F-01631 CERN Cedex, France

Opening hours

  • Reception: Monday - Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm
  • Exhibitions: Monday - Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

If you want to visit during officials French and Swiss holidays, it should be better to phone before in order to check if CERN is opened.

Special CERN closures in 2020

  • From Friday 10 April 2020 to Monday 13 April 2020 inclusive (Easter week-end)
  • Friday 1 May 2020 (1st May)
  • Thursday 21 May 2020 (Ascension day)
  • Monday 1 June 2020 (Whit Monday)
  • Thursday 10 September 2020 ("Jeûne genevois")

Yearly CERN closure 2020/2021

  • CERN and permanent exhibitions will be closed from Saturday 19 December 2019 to Sunday 3 January 2020 inclusive
  • On Friday 18 December, exhibitions will be closed as from 4:30 pm and CERN Shop will be closed as from 12:00 pm

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