Top 5 things to visit in Lucerne Switzerland

5.Kunstmuseum Luzern

The Swiss Museum of Transport is Switzerland’s most-visited museum and showcases the fascinating history of transport, its achievements and its vehicles. Art lovers will take great delight in the Rosengart Collection and the Lucerne Museum of Art. The Glacier Garden has fascinating kettle basins – giant rock formations that date from the last Ice Age. The Bourbaki Panorama, for its part, is one of the world’s last-remaining paintings in the round, and the Richard Wagner Museum occupies the building where the composer himself once lived.

Kunstmuseum Luzern
Kunstmuseum Luzern

4.Kapellbrücke und Wasserturm

The Kapellbrücke (literally, Chapel Bridge) is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss River in the city of Lucerne in central Switzerland. Named after the nearby St. Peter’s Chapel, the bridge is unique since it contains a number of interior paintings dating back to the 17th century, although many of them were destroyed along with most of the centuries-old bridge in a 1993 fire. Subsequently restored, the Kapellbrücke is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe, as well as the world’s oldest surviving truss bridge. It serves as the city’s symbol and as one of Switzerland’s main tourist attractions.

Kapellbrücke und Wasserturm
Kapellbrücke und Wasserturm

3.Swiss Chocolate Adventure

The Swiss Chocolate Adventure is a new theme world that allows the visitor to learn interesting facts about the discovery, origin, production and transport of chocolate. Seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting: this multimedia voyage of discovery appeals to different senses. It illustrates the entire value creation and transport chains from the cultivation of the cocoa bean and the transport to Switzerland up to the manufacture and sale of the finished chocolate product.

Tour available in German, French, Italian, English, Spanish and Chinese.

Swiss Chocolate Adventure
Swiss Chocolate Adventure

2.Planetarium – Luzern

Since its opening in 1969, the Swiss Museum of Transport Planetarium has been a source of fascination for young and old. Beneath the 18m dome, (projection area 508 m2) you will experience a breathtaking starry sky and discover the principles and the latest research findings from the world of astronomy. This, the only large planetarium in Switzerland, belongs to an exclusive circle able to depict dome-filling moving pictures on its 508 m2 area.

Planetarium - Luzern
Planetarium – Luzern

1.Verkehrshaus der Schweiz – Luzern

The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, in Lucerne, is a beautiful museum of transport (including locomotives, automobiles, ships, and aircraft) as well as communications. It is Switzerland’s most popular museum! The museum also maintains a large collection of work by Hans Erni, a local painter and sculptor.

Verkehrshaus der Schweiz - Luzern
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz – Luzern

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