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Address: Lidostrasse 5, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41413704444
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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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Huge, amazing collection of every form of transportation

This museum contains a massive collection of transportation artifacts. Cars, trucks, planes, boats, cable cars, and more. I spent 3 hours here with a group of engineering students... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum contains a massive collection of transportation artifacts. Cars, trucks, planes, boats, cable cars, and more. I spent 3 hours here with a group of engineering students and probably only saw about half of the exhibits. In addition to the vast collection, there is a large outdoor museum playground that includes cars, boats, container ships and mining equipment that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Orr at the size of the displays. What a day out looking at all the vehicles. Cars and trucks and boats and aircraft. The display was brilliant and very cost effective. I could easily go back and spend another day and still not see it all. Some displays were interactive witch made it better. Everyone should go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum houses a vast collection of all imaginable types of transportation from trains till ski lifts, from the past to the present. The collection is presented in a very fun interactive way where people of all ages can enjoy the exhibit without feeling time pass. It was very well maintained and amazingly designed.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum is not just for kids. Although as a parent (traveling without kids on this occasion) I would say it was excellent for families. Wish I had had longer - spent 3 hours but could have spent the day. Lots of interactive exhibits and history of transport but easily digestible and interesting. Don't forget to show your visitor card... More 

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Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Switzerland and Lucerne do not forget to set aside a day to visit this place especially if you are with kids. amazing collection of facts and figures of all kinds of transport. Children will definitely love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took pilot hubby & we both thoroughly enjoyed the entire museum. One of the best museums we've visited in terms of interactivity making it a fantastic place to take kids even though we as adults had a great time. Ranging from Trains, Cars, Boats & Planes each area had so much to do & see & was extremely informative. We... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You know they say that man is being a child till his 40ies at minimum? Well, I bet in this museum every single adult would feel as a child because it is just so great that I am honestly telling that it is the best museum i have ever been to during my life and I have visited many and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our jaws dropped to visit this museum with great exhibits on anything that are man-invented people movers - cars, boats, aeroplanes and locomotives (those are just obvious!), But SUBMARINES and Cable Cars??? Wow wow wow. Our near 6 year old son just went crazing with the hands on rides - boats, bikes and learn about the pulleys, loved sitting on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So many things to see, the trains; amazing, the old cars, the planes and to finish it off with a chocolate tour. Our kids did not want to leave. Then you walk out the door and their is Lake Lucerne and those wonderful views. Cannot wait to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool stop to make while you are in Lucerne, especially on a rainy day which is what we decided to do. It really is more of a kids place, there are lots of hands on activities for children. But I can see if you are really into trains or airplanes or cars that you would enjoy it.

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