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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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I found the Glacier Garden fascinating it explained how glaciers were formed in a clear and... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2019
grotbags
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london
Very interesting display

Although much of this complex was under renovation, the display of the glacial rocks, with good... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2019
Gregory D
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New Lambton
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Built around a glacial pothole that has survived since the Ice Age, this museum also displays artifacts from throughout the town's history.
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Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
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I found the Glacier Garden fascinating it explained how glaciers were formed in a clear and interesting way.
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Although much of this complex was under renovation, the display of the glacial rocks, with good explanatory information was definitely worth the visit
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This was under expansion so not all was available for viewing but you do get to see and understand the glacier holes.
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Great place to visit on a rainy day with genuinely good information on glaciers and their formation. Also enjoyed the mirror maze and the viewing tower at the top which offered a nice view of Lucerne.
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A visit to the Glacier Garden is a different experience. It is located inside the city next to the Lion Monument. It is easy to miss and you will need to pay admission if you don't have a Swiss Rail Pass. Following the path after entry, you pass several interesting geological
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