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Historisches Museum Luzern

Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 228 54 24
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Interesting!

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

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lillgha
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Hong Kong, China
Worth Visiting

After visiting the Jesuit and Franciscan Churches we walked a couple of blocks to the Historisches... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CJTravelerTexas
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Bryan, Texas
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank travelmore149362
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
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
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