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Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Swiss Transport Museum)

Lidostrasse, 5, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
41 (0)41 370 44 44
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Ranked #9 of 31 attractions in Lucerne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Traveler Description:  Lidostrasse 6, 6006 Luzern, CH   Tel: 004.141.370.44.44 Swiss Museum of Transport and Communication In this, the most comprehensive traffic museum... more »
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Luzern
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

It's a great place to visit with your family once it's a rainy day in Lucerne. Unless most of museum's everything can be touched and moved. So it's fun for the kids.

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New York City, New York
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174 reviews 174 reviews
20 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We came here exclusively for the Swiss Chocolate Adventure, and we were not disappointed. Admission at a reasonable rate provided an experience that we thoroughly enjoyed. If you're in Lucerne, you should give this place a visit, if onlu for the chocolate.

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Centreville, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This museum was a lot of fun for our whole family. Lots of stuff for the kids to do, but so much for adults to look at too. Don't feel like you can only go here if you have kids! My husband loves planes so there was plenty for him to enjoy, my son loves cars and trains and he... More

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Gainesville
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94 reviews 94 reviews
43 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Overall, I left disappointed. The model boats were good, so were the planes, and trains, but what I really like is cars. They have a reasonable collection, but you can't get close to them as they are in this silly multi-story display where you "vote" to get the car to be transported to close to you. The voters were a... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It is great place for kids. Very interactive. The miniature lake with controlled boats, airplanes, sail boats, racing track with mini cars and many more things to do for kids. Some of them a for gratis while some get activated by putting coins in the slot. There is a play area for kids. A food hall too. In the same... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

There is a lot to see one word of advice don't spend too long looking at the train section as there a lot to see. The children particularly enjoyed the planetarium and new chocolate experience (the only disappointment being they only got one chocolate to eat

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Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We changed our plan to have a look of this wonderful museum after reading the promotion leaflet at the Lucerne main station even though we just stayed here for one day, because it's so informative and also entertaining at the same time. You will realize how the Swiss people establish the country as one of the major tourist-friendly travel destinations... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Plan on spending at least half a day here, this place is huge. The Swiss Museum of Transportation is a modern, well-designed museum dedicated to showcase the history of transportation from a Swiss perspective. This place is child-friendly, although I was with my 20 year old daughter, we both found plenty of things to do ranging from exploring a Convair... More

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Madrid, Spain
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228 reviews 228 reviews
90 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I suggest a 4 1/2 hours visit. The most interesting is trains (2 hours) with a giant model scale of the Gotthard (not the Base Tunnel) which you should look from every corner (30 min) Planes and space merit one hour. You may enter a Convair Coronado, one of the first four motor jets, with only 3+2 seats in a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Spent a day here looking around Some very interesting stuff here Lots to see & some interactive thing to do also Great for a family day out. Lots for children to do and see You can even take your dog! They have kennels to lock them in while you look around

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