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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)

Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 410 43 40
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Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne
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Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 410 43 40
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived in Lucerne around 2pm on a Saturday and were just walking around the city so decided to make out way to the Glacier Garden. The Lion Monument outside the museum is beautiful. The museum itself is really interesting for the first 20 minutes...More

Thank LaurenP521
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love these kinds of educational museums. They are very fascinating. I'm glad I took the time to visit

Thank diner-WS
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't think I wanted to visit one more science-oriented museum but I went anyway. Boy, was I surprised at this interesting and unique place. There is much geology here since there is a lot about glaciers and their effects on the earth. In addition...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in the heart of lucerne old town, the glacier garden is a place which is free to visit with swiss travel pass. it is walking distance from the main cathedral [church] of lucerne. Alpenium, Lion Monument and Glacier Garden are just adjacent to each other,...More

Thank UdgeethThaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Glacier garden has a bit of everything: - Nature with the famous lion sculpture, the fish and the rocks - A bit of fun and "adventure" with the mirror maze and the mirror games - Culture with the puppet museum - Geologic explanation with...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not museum folks as would rather spend vacation time exploring the outdoors. With 3 days of rain, snow and gloomy skies, we decided to purchase the Lucerne Museum Pass. What a bargain. Because we had access to the Glacier Garden with the pass,...More

Thank Monicajax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i brought my family here mainly to see the dying lion but decided to pay for the Glacier Garden admission. The glacier part was educational, but my family enjoyed the Swiss house and the mirror maze more. if you have time in lucerne, i would...More

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a word, "Amazing", the most fantastic history lesson We have ever had. What was even more amazing was the way in which this historic place was discovered and the insight of the man responsible. This is truly an unbelievable glacé at the history of...More

Thank Wilgil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pretty cool museum in Lucerne with a neat maze of mirrors at the end. We also enjoyed seeing the lion carved in the hill side right next to the museum. Well worth the money to see the fossils and glacier related artifacts.

Thank Parabola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to believe we are in the middle of Lucern when visiting this beautiful place. Much to learn and read about while discovering ! :)

Thank Kaite M
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Murphy Y
Is the entrance fee covered by the Tellpass?
7 April 2017|
Response from Joseph R |
According to the Tell Pass brochure, you receive a 20% discount to the Glacier Garden.
Soo Yun K
Do you offer late check-outs for an extra fee?
4 January 2015|
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Response from InstinctiveTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi Soo, hope you got the answer!!