Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, Lucerne

Explore the history of transportation and dream about its future possibilities at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. The interactive museum features more than 3,000 displays, narrating not only the past and present story of transport and mobility, but also providing a glimpse of the future possibilities of traveling and communicating in outer space. In addition to galleries devoted to all types of land, sea, and air vehicles, the museum houses an IMAX theater and planetarium. When you get tired of train engines, cars, and space capsules, head to the museum's chocolate-themed exhibit, designed to inform visitors about the origin, production, and transportation of one of Switzerland's most famous exports. Save time by buying your tickets online. Plan to visit Verkehrshaus der Schweiz during your Lucerne vacation using our convenient Lucerne route maker website .
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  • This museum is super interactive. There are trains, planes, boats and cars. You can even test an ICN simulator across the Gotthard. There is also a Planetarium. And also a Documentary Cinema. I would recommend this museum on my blog.
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  • This museum was ok After reading the reviews I thought it was be cool for adults— yeah, not so much. First of all there are kids screaming everywhere. The exhibits are a little dumbed down, and frankl...  more »
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  • This museum is amazing! We originally planned to spend three, maybe four hours here. After all, how much can this place hold our children's attention. Turns out that between the train hall with its simulations, the car hall with its mirror maze, or the yard with the 'games' that demonstrate transportation using ships, trains, trucks and airplanes - three hours flew by with us barely noticing it. We ended up spending the entire day here, and still skipping out on things we wanted to see. We didn't even do the chocolate tour!
  • A fantastic museum! At least half a day can be spent here looking at the massive amount of exhibits. There's even a Swissair jet airliner to walk through. A lot of the exhibits are 'hands on" so you can try driving a train or a Swiss post motorbike! Very impressive and well worth the entrance fee.
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