What to expect in the Museum of Transport in Lucerne

Swiss Museum of Transport

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The Traffic Museum in Lucerne is a great indoors activity.

Swiss Museum of Transport

Interactive museum with a massive selection of models and actual cars, trains, planes and much more.


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What is the Swiss Museum of Transport?

This museum in Lucerne is much more than just a museum explaining about modes of transport. Children will love this interactive museum, and so will adults. A selection of what to expect:

  • Model railways, actual steam locomotives, many carriages and a steam powered snow-blower built in 1896;
  • Car hall with model cars and actual historic cars, race cars, motorbikes and more. There's a crash test for visitors to experience, and an interactive car theatre;
  • Navigation museum about the history of navigation and tourism;
  • All about the history of cable cars;
  • Plane simulator and helicopter simulator for visitors;
  • Aviation museums and several airplanes;
  • The Media-Factory explains about modern communication, and allows you to create your own TV commercials to send home;
  • The i-factory is an interactive permanent exhibition about computer science and what it means for today's society;
  • Film theatre with a large IMAX screen, displaying movies about nature and science (an additional entry fee applies);
  • The planetarium shows movies about the universe in a large dome (an additional entry fee applies);
  • The Swiss Chocolate Adventure allows you to travel in carriages across a world of chocolate, while learning about how chocolate is being made (an additional entry fee applies).
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