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Historisches Museum Luzern

Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 228 54 24
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More like a Warehouse than a Museum! But very good.

Big collection with a good Audio guide that you can zap each item with to hear all about it. Novel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Queenstown, New Zealand

Small but interesting! Great stuffs. Worth to visit while visiting Lucerne which is near by the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Big collection with a good Audio guide that you can zap each item with to hear all about it. Novel way to display everything and a good way to while away some time. Easy to find in the middle of the city.

Thank DougieQT
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Small but interesting! Great stuffs. Worth to visit while visiting Lucerne which is near by the river. Staffs were friendly and they provide electronic guide which is pretty handy.

Thank Lillgha
Reviewed 27 November 2017

After visiting the Jesuit and Franciscan Churches we walked a couple of blocks to the Historisches Museum Luzern (Historical Museum of Lucerne) where, after paying our discounted entry fee, thanks to our hotel, we visited three floors of exhibits that did a commendable job of...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I love history, and generally enjoy history museums, but this one was not well done. It was cluttered and filled with random stuff that was not organized into any discernible pattern. I expect a museum exhibit to tell a story, to make a point of...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I like history muesems aa a matter of course. But this seemed to be very crowded. The guide was necessary to get anything but was cumbersome to use

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Went in on a rainy day. The museum is packed with different items fruits m different times and themes but they have a lovely game for kids (11, 7) with a prize! Great hour and a half:)

Thank Yudit G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This Museum is cluttered and you are given a scanner to read bar codes that explain the items such as weapons, clothing, pottery, etc but I found it tedious and the 3 floors were very crowded and tricky to figure out which bar code went...More

Thank Tranquillo
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We spent 90 minutes in the museum. What made it interesting is each person gets a bar code reader and as you looked at all kinds of items on shelves and in drawers with bar codes on each, you can read a short explanation of...More

Thank Larry-Lynn
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Well first off it's not a history museum. It's actually a warehouse with three floors of strangely curated objects behind glass. There's precious little logic in what goes where - antique shields next to showroom dummies?? - and therefore it's almost impossible to learn anything...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have a peep into the local history and expected it to be a short trip. But it was unexpectedly exciting and we wish we could have spent more time. The audio scanner guides helped understand a lot about the exhibits. The best...More

Thank Kavita M
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