MICROCOSM - A journey through CERN


Route de Meyrin 385
1217 Meyrin

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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Image: CERN

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.

Intended for

  • 10-14
  • 14-18
  • 18+
  • 20-40
  • 55+
  • Wheelchair


Content: simple

Interactivity: active/passive

Inside/outside: inside


Audio visual content in English, French, German, Italian & Spanish
Monday - Friday 8.30 - 17.30
Saturday 9.00 - 17.00

Exhibition closed 1st May, 25th May, 5th June
Languages: English, French
Weather dependent? No
Does it cost anything? No