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Address: Lidostrasse 5, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
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+41 41 370 44 44
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Open to discoverers. Experience in interesting and diverse ways the...

Open to discoverers. Experience in interesting and diverse ways the development of transport and mobility by road, rail and water as well as in the air and outer space - yesterday, today and in the future. Technical achievements enable us to be mobile and shape our lives. It is only the mental agility of tinkerers, inventors and explorers that has made people as mobile as they are today. The fascinating history of transport and its vehicles together with their socio-political effects on our culture are the key themes of the Swiss Museum of Transport. More than 3000 objects displayed in an area exceeding 20,000 m² are witnesses to a moving history in the most literal sense and point to future challenges in the field of transport and mobility. Filmtheatre - The largest screen in Switzerland: Spending 40 minutes exploring a strange world, seeing the very small in close up, the very large in its true size and experiencing a whole new film dimension. Planetarium: Travel with us through the realm of the stars. No matter what the outside weather, with state-of-the-art technology we will conjure up an impressive starry sky on the dome of our planetarium. Experience an unforgettable space walk from the comfort of your armchair. Since its opening in 1969, the Swiss Museum of Transport Planetarium has been a source of fascination for young and old. Beneath the 18m dome, (projection area 508 m2) you will experience a breathtaking starry sky and discover the principles and the latest research findings from the world of astronomy. This, the only large planetarium in Switzerland, belongs to an exclusive circle able to depict dome-filling moving pictures on its 508 m2 area. The Swiss Chocolate Adventure is a new theme world that allows the visitor to learn interesting facts about the discovery, origin, production and transport of chocolate. Seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting: this multimedia voyage of discovery appeals to different senses. It illustrates the entire value creation and transport chains from the cultivation of the cocoa bean and the transport to Switzerland up to the manufacture and sale of the finished chocolate product.

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Amazing place where one day is not enough. You can see everything connected with all kind of transport. There are so many different types of entertainment for children. Not to be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing place where one day is not enough. You can see everything connected with all kind of transport. There are so many different types of entertainment for children. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the bus to the museum, it stops just across the road. The entrance is brilliant with the giant tunnel boring machine to welcome you. Spent almost 3 hours here and only left because it was closing, this place could easily take the whole day. Really superb displays of trains,engines, airplanes and spacecraft and you can actually touch everything and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum turned out to be everything we expected. Great exhibits, lots of interactive displays and well organized. My friend who is a bit of a train and aeroplane fanatic just loved it and turned into a little kid! We expected to spend just about 2 hrs there but ended up spending more time there and we still didnt cover... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent the best part of a day here with my son and although the main museum is similar to a lot of other transport focused places it was still fun. The best part was the Planetarium and the enthusiasm of the staff. Although the main feature was in German the translation headset was excellent and the staff live performance... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my firts visit to the museum, and it is amazing!! You are going to spend a good time there know several artifacts.. You are going to love it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do your family a favour and take them here. We noticed lots of children having fun and learning at the same time. There must be over a 100 different interactive displays for everyone to enjoy. Displays cover human movement from the invention of the wheel to space travel. We were there over 2 hours and didn't notice one person staring... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day when we visited (3rd Jan) had a snow fall early day. The location of this museum itself was just awesome with snow carpet across the place. Indie the museum there are multiple options like chocolate tour, museum and 3D movie. The museum is great with railway related historical evaluation. Other options are playing like small cars or containers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was put off by the price of this place at first (30 CHF + planetarium or chocolate production ride (12CHF) options), but this is the best non-art museum I have ever been to. If you have young kids, from age 3 on up, this is a must do. There are separate buildings for trains, cars, boats, and airplanes. The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well stocked, managed museum of all the modes of transport: railways (by far the most comprehensive and detailed), air, road and water. There's also some other activities: Theater: We saw, Journey to Space, which had too much talking, and less visuals Chocolate Adventure: friends did this for their 7 year old kids, and loved it Planetarium We bought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only down side was that my camera battery had died....one of the best of its type I have visited in Europe. Everything is beutifully displayed and the explanation are good without to much waffle. Go see if you have time.

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