Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Swiss Transport Museum)

Museum in Lucerne

Verkehrshaus Der Schweiz Luzern
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Switzerland’s preeminent museum, drawing the highest number of visitors, unveils a captivating exploration into the realms of past, present, and future mobility through a rich array of interactive and diverse exhibits. Beyond the museum’s confines, an array of distinct attractions, found nowhere else in Switzerland, beckons exploration. Among these are the film theatre, planetarium, Swiss Chocolate Adventure, and Media World, each poised to unveil its own unique wonders.

Founded in 1959, the Museum of Transport stands as Switzerland’s most renowned cultural hub, housing an extensive array of exhibitions, theme parks, and simulations. Boasting a collection exceeding 3,000 artifacts, the museum spans across more than 20,000 square meters of exhibition space. Its comprehensive domains encompass road transport, rail systems, navigation by water, and aviation, positioning the Museum of Transport as one of Europe’s most expansive mobility-focused museums. Complementing its indoor offerings, the museum features a vast outdoor expanse, replete with a lake and recreational facilities, ensuring an engaging experience regardless of the weather.

Beyond the museum’s walls, an array of unique attractions awaits. The film theatre showcases documentaries on an XXL scale, employing Switzerland’s largest screen to offer an immersive cinematic experience. The planetarium, Switzerland’s most advanced of its kind, affords a 360-degree voyage to the stars, while Media World delves into cutting-edge communication trends, including virtual reality. A multimedia odyssey unfolds within the Swiss Chocolate Adventure, elucidating the journey from cocoa bean to the renowned Swiss chocolate, offering an educational and delightful exploration of the beloved treat.

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Visiting Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Swiss Transport Museum)


Daily: 10:00 – 17:00


CHF 62.–

Address: Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, Lidostrasse, Lucerne, Switzerland
Duration: 20 minutes

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