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Museum of Cultures

Via Cortivo 24-28, Lugano 6976, Switzerland
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Ranked #17 of 24 Attractions in Lugano
Type: Museums
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We entered hoping to see some history and culture of Swttzerland or Ticino - so were disappointed to see the whole museum is about cultures in the south pacific and indian subcontinent. It does have some lovely cultural art pieces, but this is not meant for tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Collection of interesting cultural artefacts - mostly from islands around new guinea. Not large but a nice way to spend an hour- with English translation available for most exhibits. The museum is easily got to by boat or bus and sits in a very pretty setting. Quite expensive to get it if you don't have a Swiss card

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