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Richard Wagner Museum

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Address: Richard-Wagner-Weg 27, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
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Off the beaten path, Richard Wagner’s home is beautiful. Even if you’re not a fan of his music, take a walk to this picturesque location. The woman at the admission desk was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 20, 2016
Long Beach, NY
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Long Beach, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Off the beaten path, Richard Wagner’s home is beautiful. Even if you’re not a fan of his music, take a walk to this picturesque location. The woman at the admission desk was very friendly. Before you go, check the opening hours. The museum is closed in winter.

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

One of my favorite walks when in Lucerne is the 45-minute trek from the city center out to Tribschen. The last stretch is uphill but you are rewarded with views out over the lake. The house has an idyllic location overlooking the lake, with a large yard that slopes down to the water and a path bordered by tall cypresses.... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Peaceful situation in splendid setting. Interesting information about the great man's complicated life. The music speaks for itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

The walk to the Wagner House is very nice along the shore of the lake. The House is lovely with some great displays. Much of it is in German which makes understanding some of the items not so easy for English only tourists.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

A couple of years ago my wife and I were lucky enough to see a magnificent Metropolitan Opera production of Wagner's ring cycle at our local cinema, while many years ago we rented a small apartment in a Palazzo in Rome where he wrote The Flying Dutchman. We are Wagner fans so it was a wonderful experience to visit the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We walked the lake trail, which was beautiful. The grounds of the museum are beautiful and relaxing. There are various places to sit near the lake. There were also bathrooms and a small cafe outside, which was very helpful. We chose not to go into the museum after deciding to spend time on the grounds.

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Henderson, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

You'll probably have to be a fan of Wagner to enjoy this visit. The house, just outside Lucerne along the Swiss Path and overlooking the lake in Tribschen, bear a lot of history about Wagner, his family, and his music. If you read German you might spend several hours. There's lots of information on his wife Cosima, daughter Isolde, mentor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

You can take a car or bus to this historic home. It is well over a mile from downtown. We recommend, though, using the lake trail. The walking trail passes several interesting parks, a small boat harbor and through a beautiful wooded area with chirping birds. The house sits on a low bluff overlooking Lake Lucerne. Today his home is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

just a large house/mini old 3 storey mansion. Idyllic spot next to Lake Luzern, with peaceful views, but getting obstructed by large trees. Where he wrote Siegfried. Easy walk from Luzern, along road by lake starting from KKL ( concert hall)/ Radisson Blu

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

This museum is off the beaten path, but it has great lake views. Wagner is presented in a very different way here than he is in German museums. It's worth a visit. Get a bus pass. It's easy to do with a credit card at any bus stop. Day pass is 8 francs.

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