Hadron Collider

Hadron Collider


9 DECEMBER 2016 – 25 APRIL 2017

Attending the exhibition

Q: When are the Museum’s opening hours for the duration of the exhibition?
A: The Museum is open daily from 9.30am - 5pm. Excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday.

Q: What ages is the exhibit suitable for?
A: 12 years upwards

Q: How long should I allow for my visit?
A: 30-40 minutes on average

Q: Will I be asked to leave if I stay in the exhibition for a long period?
A: No

Q: Can I get a pass out or use my ticket to re-enter the exhibit?
A: There are no pass outs - exhibition tickets are single entry only.

Q: Can I take photos inside the exhibition?
A: Yes, we encourage you to share your visit.

Q: Are there Auslan tours? Can I book an Auslan interpreter?
A: Currently there are no scheduled tours. Please contact our bookings office for additional information. There are no tours but, if there was, we can book an Auslan interpreter.

Q: I have hearing difficulties. Can I still enjoy the film?
A: Films are subtitled where required.

Q: I have difficulty reading the exhibition text in low light.
A: Large print books are available for the exhibition to assist visitors who may have difficulty reading.

Q: Can I take in a pram? What items are not allowed in the exhibition?
A: There is limited room for prams so we ask them to be left outside.

  • No large bags
  • No eating and drinking

Q: Is the exhibit wheelchair friendly?
A: Yes

Q: Is there seating within the exhibit?

A: Yes - limited

Q: Is the signage in the exhibit available in other languages?
A: No

Q: Will QM be having After Dark events?
A: Yes. Events will be held on 9 December 2016, 3 February 2017 and 3 March 2017. Book online here.

Q: Will there be a Curator’s Talk?
A: Yes, please see details below.

Date: Saturday 10th December 2016

Time: 11am and 1.30pm (NB. to accommodate demand the same lecture will be delivered twice)

Cost: Free Talk. No Booking required. Limited seats available.

Speaker: Alison Boyle, Keeper of Science Collections, Science Museum, London

Talk: Collider – the making of an exhibition: Alison Boyle, co-curator of the exhibition Hadron Collider: step inside the world’s greatest experiment, will give a behind-the scenes look at the making of the exhibition with CERN.