Opening Hours

Universe of Particles

  • Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • A 6 minutes movie about physics at CERN is shown every 30 minutes.
    In English: 10:15, 11:15, ..., 15:15, 16:15
    In French: 10:45, 11:45, ..., 15:45, 16:45

Microcosm

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 to 17:30
  • Saturday: 9:00 to 17:00

Admission

The exhibitions are free of charge

Yearly CERN closure 2019/2020

"Universe of Particles" and "Microcosm" will be closed from Saturday 21 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020 inclusive
Exhibitions will close on Friday 20th December 2019 as from 4:30 p.m.
CERN shop will close on Friday 20th December 2019 as from 12:00 p.m.

Special CERN closures in 2019

  • From Friday 19th April 2019 to Monday 22nd April 2019 inclusive (Easter week-end)
  • Wednesday 1st May 2019 (1st May)
  • Thursday 30th May 2019 (Ascension day)
  • Monday 10th June 2019 (Whit Monday)
  • Thursday 5th September 2019 ("Jeûne genevois")
  • Open Days disturbances:
    • No individual tours 12-16 September
    • Microcosm closed 13-16 September
    • Registration mandatory 14-15 September

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