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Bourbaki Panorama

Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 412 30 30
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Very moving

It is a pity the original structure is hidden behing an ugly grey modern structure. Also, the lady... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
FleurNastia
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Geneva, Switzerland
via mobile
Not worth it

We only stuck our heads in because it was free...would have been mad to pay for this. I get the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer L
,
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a pity the original structure is hidden behing an ugly grey modern structure. Also, the lady at the counter told us she would play the tape in our language but it never came through. If you are short in time, you easily skip...More

Thank FleurNastia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stuck our heads in because it was free...would have been mad to pay for this. I get the history behind it, but it was nothing more than a giant winter scene. Don't bother, look up the story online and save your Euro.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

WE are not museum folks, but with rainy, snowy skies, we purchased the Lucerne Museum Pass and went to this museum because it was included. We watched the introduction film then went on to see the 360 panorama painting. We were fascinated by the 4...More

Thank Monicajax
Reviewed 29 April 2017

If you like history, you will love this attraction, which tells the story of the internment of French soldiers during the war of 1870-1. The panorama itself is impressive, and the multimedia explanatory material is very well-done, with the stories of participants of the events...More

Thank BarbaraMartin74
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Many times my wife and I went to something with a speaker/announcer or a recording and it was in a foreign language. After getting our free tickets using our Swiss Pass the woman at the desk explained to us that when the German recording ends...More

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We entered the Bourbaki panorama not quite knowing what to expect but actually encountered a moving 3D 360 degrees panorama of the 1871 surrender of General Bourbaki’s French army of 87,000 to the Swiss during the Franco Prussian war. They were on their last legs...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My golly, it was in foreign language ! you sit there in front of a round screen that doesnt change and the kids were bored. It was saying something very interesting, but if its in a foreign language, kids cant understand.

1  Thank Paulette P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We popped in here more or less by mistake. It is the cinema and library in town. The surprise was the bar area that did snacks and drinks. Good, helpful staff and if you just want a sandwich and a drink, this is the place.

Thank NorthernTraveller53
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were very impressed with this Panorama. The painting is awesome and the audio visual helped to understand what the Panorama is all about. Well worth a visit.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We didn't know about this until I saw it in a brochure. We watched the video about the painting, then proceeded upstairs to see the 360 degree painting. Amazing when this was done and it's in 3D. Take your time here.

Thank Marilyn B
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