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Historisches Museum Luzern

Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 228 54 24
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We wanted to have a peep into the local history and expected it to be a short trip. But it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kavita M
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Unusual and interesting

I benefited from reading the reviews that shared that the museum is not about the history of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Dublin, California
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Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 228 54 24
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I benefited from reading the reviews that shared that the museum is not about the history of Luzern. Rather it is a collect of things and that you are given a bar code reader. It felt like wandering thru a museum's storage area and stopping...More

Thank EveSp
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I like local history and I was looking forward to seeing this museum. Unfortunately items are encased and overloaded in cramped installations. While this might represent a modern, functional approach to museum planning and interior design, this approach does not do justice to the artifacts,...More

1  Thank davidtova
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This Museum has artefacts from the stone age to yesterday. It has a great scanner system that tells you about each item. You could spend hours in there if you wanted to. A great family Museum.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Firstly, a little expensive for what you see. But, its got a lot of very interesting (at least they were to me!) exhibits. A novel barcode scanner to find out about each exhibit was fun to use. Not a lot of organisation - in terms...More

1  Thank wamish
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I went to this museum hoping to see exhibits consistent with the name--a museum that would lay out the history of Lucerne. There are bits and pieces of that in this hodgepodge collection, but even with the English audio guide that you trigger off bar...More

2  Thank susanEU68
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is more a collection of stuff than a museum. If you haven't seen any of it before, it sort of interesting. Otherwise, though, I was not impressed. That said, while the descriptions are in German, the handheld guide has a number of other languages.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Very disappointing museum and sure not worth time and money to spent there.I was expected much more.Not recommended.!!

1  Thank Milan S
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The museum has few items and its not exactly having anything exclusive. Can be visited if you have ample time and a swiss pass.

Thank KhalidNavigator
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We were interested to find out more about the history of Luzern. We found the museum very frustrating. The exhibits all had bar coldes. We were given a bar code reader that gave us information in English, but we found it didn't always work and...More

Thank Fiona S
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