At the Swiss Museum of Transport, the most visited museum in the country, you'll discover how land, air and sea transport have evolved throughout history - book your ticket now!
Swiss Museum of Transport
Located in Lucerne, on the shores of Lake Lucerne, the Verkehrshaus or Swiss Museum of Transport is the most visited museum in Switzerland.
With your ticket, you'll discover the past, present and future of mobility. The different rooms of the permanent exhibition will give you an insight into the evolution of public transport, from the first infrastructures to the most modern technology.
One of the most striking rooms is the one dedicated to rail transport. Here you'll see a large display of Swiss SBB trains, and you'll also learn about the history of the Gotthard Tunnel, which was the longest in the world when it was built in 1882.
In the land transport area you'll also find a large collection of carriages, motorbikes, bicycles and automobiles, as well as a Formula 1 simulator. Also not to be missed is the areas dedicated to air and space travel, as well as the exhibitions of sea and river transport.
The Swiss Museum of Transport is open every day at the following times:
- April to September: 10 am to 6 pm.
- October to March: 10 am to 5 pm.
Other Included Attractions
Your ticket to the Swiss Museum of Transport also includes admission to the following exhibitions, which are located on the museum grounds:
This fun, interactive exhibition will give you an insight into the fascinating world of media, both traditional and avant-garde.
The Media World exhibition includes various panels and rooms with virtual reality glasses, a television studio, a chroma-key installation and a 360° photo booth. The temporary exhibitions also offer interesting insights into new technologies.
Opening times: the same as the Swiss Museum of Transport.
Hans Erni Museum
This museum is dedicated to the Lucerne artist Hans Erni, whose work includes a large collection of sculptures, paintings and engravings. With your ticket you can visit the famous Panta Rhei mural, the sculpture garden and the Hans Erni Foundation exhibition.
The opening times of the museum are as follows:
- April to September: 11 am to 6 pm.
- October to March: 11 am to 5 pm.
Other Nearby Museums & Attractions (Not Included)
As well as visiting Media World and the Hans Erni Museum, within the same complex as the Swiss Museum of Transport you can also enjoy the following attractions and museums:
- Filmtheater: a fun cinema with 3D projections.
- Planetarium: discover the planets and other celestial bodies.
- Chocolate Museum: an exhibition dedicated to cocoa, which you can visit by booking your ticket for the Swiss Chocolate Adventure.
|Adults||Children between 6 and 15 years old||Children under 6 years old|
Children between 6 and 15 years oldUS$ 15.30
Children under 6 years oldFree
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It is compulsory to display a complete Covid vaccination certificate or a negative PCR or antigen test. This information is for guidance only and may change depending on local regulations. Always check the restrictions before travelling.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Entry to Swiss Museum of Transport, Media World and Hans Erni Museum.
Entry to Filmtheater: 16 Fr (US$ 17.50) adults, 12 Fr (US$ 13.10) students and 8 Fr (US$ 8.70) children under 12.
Entry to Planetarium: 16 Fr (US$ 17.50) adults, 12 Fr (US$ 13.10) students and 8 Fr (US$ 8.70) children under 12.
Entry to Swiss Chocolate Adventure: 16 Fr (US$ 17.50) adults and 8 Fr (US$ 8.70) children under 12.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets.
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Frequently asked questions
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