We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Modern Art Museum

Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
041 226 78 00
Update attraction details
Ranked #22 of 28 attractions in Lucerne
Type: Art Museums
7 visitor photos
Write a Review

24 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Beverly Hills, California
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
38 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

The art here is some of the finest in the world....you must lock up your items and I was scolded for have taken a picture of a sculpture, however, this place changed my perspective of human greatness and challenges me to be that much more. I'd recommend this place to all modern art fans...actually, make it a priority! You won't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Honestly I didn't go inside, but the outside is the place to be. Great hangout place with amazing energy. Right next to the tour boats stations. Do pass by and enjoy the weather.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
57 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

was raining that morning so we headed to the museum. The one in Zurich is MUCH better, this one was average at best.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I guess that I am not a modern art fan, but I did enjoy the building itself...Swiss Rail pass gets free admission, so worth a few minutes of your time. If you enjoy modern art and the exhibits at the time, it would be great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had a 2 day ticket 32 SF each that allowed us into all the museums. This was a well laid out and children really enjoyed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hilversum, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Great museum with nice art and wonderful architecture. Located centrally. Would not make a detour for it though.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Washington, DC
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
128 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The museum is next to the trainstation so I had some time to kill until my train left and decided to visit the museum. The people at the museum were very friendly and made you feel welcome (as there was not too many people visiting the museum when I was there), but the collection was just ok - nothing special.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
oklahoma city
Top Contributor
234 reviews 234 reviews
125 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The museum is just next to Lucerne bahnhof, so it's really easy to get to. It's in the neat-looking building next to it, but occupies only a small section of it on the 4th floor. I just didn't really like their selection of art. I believe it's a continually moving exhibition, so maybe I just caught them at a not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Unless your interest in art tends toward the highly contemporary and conceptual, there isn't anything here (or wasn't during our visit, at least). There is a decent restaurant in the very nice building next to the Bahnhof, but that was the highlight of our visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

If three black strings in an otherwise white painted room float your boat this is for you. I have been to many modern art museums around the world, but this one didn't do it for me. Sorry, 1 star.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Modern Art Museum also viewed


Been to Modern Art Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Modern Art Museum, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing