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Public events at the Globe of Science and Innovation

When culture, education and science meet the public

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Virtual tours and talks

Discover CERN, its organisation, its tools, its research and the people behind it in an interactive presentation from the comfort of your house.

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Guided tours for groups (12 people and more)

A short introduction to the Laboratory, followed by a tour of two of its operational sites: accelerators, control rooms, technical facilities or high-technology workshops. Group tours must be booked in advance!

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Passport to the Big Bang

54 kilometres of freely accessible cycle paths, 10 stages each providing explanations about CERN's mission and its technologies, 10 interactive platforms, 1 mission to restart the LHC

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All year round
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All year round
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Universe of Particles exhibition

In the Universe of Particles exhibition, explore the questions CERN physicists are trying to answer: given that the entire universe is made of particles, where do they come from? Why do they behave in the way they do?

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All year round
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All year round
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Guided tours for individuals (less than 12 people)

Come and discover an emblematic site at CERN in a visit led by our official guides. Mandatory registration onsite.

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All year round
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All year round
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SPARKS! Serendipity forum at CERN

In 2021 CERN will launch an annual two-day multidisciplinary science innovation forum and public event.

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November 2022
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November 2022
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CineGlobe

A film festival featuring screenings, workshops, entertainment, meet-and-greets, short films and debates - all inspired by science!

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Early Summer - Next edition in 2024
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Early Summer - Next edition in 2024
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Coming soon

Django Girls

A programming workshop facilitated by CERN engineers, for women aged 15+

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Coming soon
Workshop
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Researchers’ Night at CERN

The last Friday of September, budding scientists, beginners and fans of all ages come together for Researchers’ Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event.

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Last Friday of September
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Last Friday of September
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CERN Open Days

Every 4-5 years, during a "long shutdown", CERN opens its doors to the public for two special days at the heart of one of the world’s largest particle-physics laboratories.

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Every 4-5 years
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Every 4-5 years
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