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Richard Wagner Museum

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Address: Richard-Wagner-Weg 27, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)41 360 23 70
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$88*
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Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich Including Lake Lucerne Cruise

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Beautiful grounds

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Jensen Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Double Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Saint Peter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Very interesting place to visit. Part of history about Wagner family and Richard Wagner. Highly Recommended.!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The wagner fans would definitely find this museum delightful. Having a Swiss pass will get you free entry.

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Southport, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Like Bayreuth, one of those places which attracts Wagnerites. Unlike Bayreuth, there isn’t much here. Still, they have Nietzsche’s death mask, some of Wagner’s clothes, portraits of der Meister, the inevitable piano... And, believe it or not, the original communion bread used in the 1899 performance of Parsifal, in Bayreuth. It’ll take you about an hour to see the museum,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Take the small boat from quay near train station. The surrounds of the property are superb a picturesque and tranquil location. The house has some fascinating memorabilia, sadly not easily understood for English speakers but enough translated to pique ones interest. A walking path can lead you back to Lucerne.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My partner is a Wagner fan and found the house fascinating. Lots of history and interesting information about the Wagner family as well as the man himself. The lady who manned the house was a wealth of information and a pleasure to chat with Swiss Pass gave us free entry

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