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Swiss Museum of Transport

Lidostrasse 5, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 370 44 44
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Swiss Chocolate Adventure Experience at Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne
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Open to discoverers. Experience in interesting and diverse ways the development of transport and mobility by road, rail and water as well as in the air and outer space - yesterday, today and in the future. Technical achievements enable us to be mobile and shape our lives. It is only the mental agility of tinkerers, inventors and explorers that has made people as mobile as they are today. The fascinating history of transport and its vehicles together with their socio-political effects on our culture are the key themes of the Swiss Museum of Transport. More than 3000 objects displayed in an area exceeding 20,000 m² are witnesses to a moving history in the most literal sense and point to future challenges in the field of transport and mobility. The Swiss Chocolate Adventure is a new theme world that allows the visitor to learn interesting facts about the discovery, origin, production and transport of chocolate. Seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting: this multimedia voyage of discovery appeals to different senses. It illustrates the entire value creation and transport chains from the cultivation of the cocoa bean and the transport to Switzerland up to the manufacture and sale of the finished chocolate product. Filmtheatre - The largest screen in Switzerland: Spending 40 minutes exploring a strange world, seeing the very small in close up, the very large in its true size and experiencing a whole new film dimension. Planetarium - Travel with us through the realm of the stars. No matter what the outside weather, with state-of-the-art technology we will conjure up an impressive starry sky on the dome of our planetarium. Experience an unforgettable space walk from the comfort of your armchair. Since its opening in 1969, the Swiss Museum of Transport Planetarium has been a source of fascination for young and old. Beneath the 18m dome, (projection area 508 m2) you will experience a breathtaking starry sky and discover the principles and the latest research findings from the world of astronomy. This, the only large planetarium in Switzerland, belongs to an exclusive circle able to depict dome-filling moving pictures on its 508 m2 area.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lidostrasse 5, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
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+41 41 370 44 44
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing collection of transport through the ages. Airplanes,trains, cars and more. If you like the above this museum is a must

Thank williwanderer
Reviewed yesterday

It was great to visit the museum again after so many years. There was all I remembered was most enjoyable and many more additions to that. The museum really deal in great detail with all means of transportation, and with interactive displays it is a...More

Thank Ignimbrite
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum would be a wonderful place to bring your children. Young-uns' were everywhere - we could see a lot of activities going on outside for families. We only went for the chocolate experience because we heard it was informative and fun (and you get...More

Thank dawso008
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drove to Luzern for a fun weekend. We stayed in the city and visited the museum on Saturday and Sunday. A lot of things to see and do for our 5 year old. Surely not the cheapest museum in the world, but then again it...More

1  Thank George P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited with two 12 year olds during the summer holidays. I can highly recommend the museum. Real mixture of old and modern, thoroughly pleasant and humorous staff, very clean and well laid out. Something for everyone to do young and old. Very interactive lots...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were positively sorprised with all the things inside and interactivnes of exibites. We thougt to stay an hour and we stayed for 3, and thats because it was closing . All best for this place

Thank Sasa T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lot to do here so be sure to leave adequate time. Each mode of transportation is covered in a thorough interactive manner. It was very hands on. There is a lot of physical activity for kids such as riding toy buses and...More

1  Thank J_96_7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum of Transport is truly an experience - especially if you are a train or car enthusiast. The displays are in several languages and quite innovative

Thank whoopeewonderdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have additional time this place is good to spend few hours. I found the section on railways quite good. You can see real engines and bogies that are over 100 years old. I got to know a lot about history of Swiss railways....More

Thank sripal s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a lovely day out with the kids. You do not see all in one day, so either plan a trip for a few days, or be aware that you will be back for more. You get to see details about trains, cars, planes, cable...More

Thank Ester B
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Response from Sone B | Reviewed this property |
yes u get 50pcnt off on the entry tckts with swiss pass
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I saw many children around this age having fun with some of the outdoor activities.
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