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 World explains about modern communication, and allows you to create your own TV commercials to send home;
- The Mobility of the Future exhibition shows which transportation innovations can be expected;
- The i-factory is an interactive permanent exhibition about computer science and what it means for today's society;
- An exhibition about the Gotthard train tunnel;
- 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).