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  • CERN Underworld - Geneva
      CERN Underworld
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CERN is where the web is born. In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN, invented the World Wide Web (that you are currently using!). The Web, as it is affectionately called, was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automatic information sharing between scientists working in different universities and institutes all over the world.

You could visit the world's largest particle physics laboratory. A visit lasts approximately half a day. It consists of an introduction to CERN presented by one of our guides, followed by a film projection and a visit to one of the experimental areas and/or to an accelerator on the surface.

The CERN Visits Service organises guided tours free of charge, in several languages, from Monday to Saturday, at 9:00 or at 14:00. Reservation is obligatory.

Access: CERN main site is close to Geneva airport on the Meyrin Road.
From Cornavin railway station take bus direction CERN unti CERN stop (about 40 minutes).

othercontact: visits.service@cern.ch
Phone: +41 22 767 8484
Website: http://public.web.cern.ch/Public/Welcome.html

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 15, 2005
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