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NEWS

Open Day flow control: see the current visitor flow situation at the different visit points.

Watch the live webcast of the show at the Globe of Science and Innovation

“Globe Show” for the Open Day will be on satellite!


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Safety Rules

The following general safety rules apply in all experimental areas:

  • High-heeled shoes or open-toed shoes, flip-flops or sandals are not permitted.
  • Visits in underground areas are forbidden to:
    • pregnant women (after sixth month of pregnancy)
    • people suffering from claustrophobia or vertigo
    • children less than 10 years old
    • children between 10-16 years old: max of 4 children for each accompanying adult.

NOTE: Please note that the number of visitors to the underground tunnel and caverns is limited by the capacity of the elevators. Depending on the site that means a maximum of 200 to 300 people per hour.


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RESERVATIONS:

No individual or group reservations are accepted.




GROUPS:

A dedicated reception point will be available in the parking in front of the CERN reception (building 33, reception for visits and Microcosm) and parking places will be available on the CERN Prévessin site for buses.


VISITORS CONFINED TO A WHEELCHAIR:

See info point outside building 33.

A limited number of places is available upon reservation, e-mail: lhc.openday08@cern.ch

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PARKING:

Parkings at the entrance of the Meyrin Campus

Swiss side (special TPG shuttles available): Centre sportif municipal, Mairie, Centre commercial Meyrin, MediaMarkt, P&R Route de Meyrin.
Parking Suisse
French side (special TPG shuttles available): Centre commercial Val Thoiry, Stade du Lion, Salle Jean Monnet, CERN-SM18 (avenue de l'Europe) in Saint-Genis-Pouilly.
Parking France

Check out the parkings on Google earth! (donwload .kmz file)

GPS coordinates of parking places:

Meyrin - P&R (route de meyrin)   N46.23076 E6.06605

Meyrin - Centresportif    N46.23567 E6.07011

Meyrin - Mairie    N46.23323 E6.08019 

Meyrin - Centre Commercial    N46.23082 E6.08074 

Meyrin - MediaMarkt     N46.22682 E6.08620

Ferney Voltaire - Leclerc     N46.24365 E6.09480 

Prevessin - Route Europe     N46.24042 E6.04842

CERN Prevessin     N46.25566 E6.05136

CERN Prevessin     N46.25856 E6.05553

St. Genis-Pouilly - Stade     N46.24157 E6.02470

St. Genis-Pouilly - Salle J.Monnet    N46.24424 E6.02171

Thoiry - Val Thoiry     N46.22720 E5.99212

Crozet         N46.27863 E6.01408

Echenevex       N46.30626 E6.03589

Segni - Carrefour    N46.29435 E6.07739

Cessy     N46.31372 E6.09439

Versonnex     N46.29578 E6.10085

Collex-Bossy - Stade     N46.26765 E6.12584

Collex-Bossy     N46.27224 E6.12503

Ornex    N46.27626 E6.09357



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TRANSPORT (special shuttles)

NOTE: shuttles will run continuously throughout the day.

Shuttle CERN Meyrin
Navette Meyrin
Shuttle CERN Prevessin
Navette Prevessin
Shuttle VAL THOIRY - LHC Point 2 (Saint-Genis-Pouilly, Sergy )
Navette VALL THOIRY - Point2

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RESTAURANTS

Place

Bât. / Point

Location

Meyrin

Bât 100

Parking bâtiment 100

Meyrin

Bât 40

Cafétéria

Meyrin

Bât 6

Cafétéria

Meyrin

Resto 1

Cafétéria

Meyrin

Resto 2

Cafétéria

Meyrin

GLOBE

Derrière le Globe

Prévessin

Resto 3

Cafétéria

Meyrin

P1

Café des physiciens, devant bât 873

St Genis

P2

Devant bât 3289 ou dedans si pluie

Echenevex

P4

Salle communale La Chenaille : Salle ALEPH

Cessy

P5

Dans le Bât 3585 (SX5)

Versonnex

P6

Devant Bât 2670

Ferney

P8

Devant Bât 3877


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