Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), Lucerne

4.3
#3 of 14 in Museums in Lucerne
Built around a glacial pothole from the last glacial period, Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) outlines the town's history. Fossilized mussels and palm leaves tell the story of how the area sits on what was a subtropical beach 20 million years ago. A multimedia show and interactive exhibits recap the history of the planet and the city itself. View the oldest large-scale mountain relief in the world. Explore the surrounding park with its walking paths and plants from different periods. On you way, notice different versions of yourself when you pass through the mirror maze, and then climb the observation tower for a panoramic view of the city. Put Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lucerne driving holiday planner.
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  • It is next to the Lion Monument, but people hard go up. It is a must place to go and see the the display of age old glacier.  more »
  • Really delicious place! In addition to the rocks forged by the time there is a beautiful palace of mirrors Labyrinth where my children are literally crazy! Even outside are located here and there mirrors that distort the images, really fun! Advantageous family price. Worth a visit
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