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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)

Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 410 43 40
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Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne
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Built around a glacial pothole that has survived since the Ice Age, this museum also displays artifacts from throughout the town's history.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
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+41 41 410 43 40
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This attraction is situated right beside the famous Monument of the Dying Lion. It charges a fee, but we got in because of our Combo rail pass. There were not too many visitors inside. Upon entering, the first section we saw was the glacier garden....More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum is sited for its geology but also has amazing collections of minerals flora and fauna. We only had 90 minutes and saw about half. We will return to finish the visit on a future occasion

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed 1 week ago

...and yet, here we are. I didn't expect much, in fact. However, this random collection of exhibits and natural wonders and strange dolls and mirror maze and old style Swiss house was a super interesting juxtaposition. The Glacier Garden was able to capture my attention...More

Thank Pawcone
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is quite educational and neat to see how the earth has evolved during the different periods. Unfortunately it was cold and rainy so we did not longer and read as much as I would have liked to. Wish I could return.

Thank Susan612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So fascinating and interesting to walk through. Something you don't see elsewhere. We had a bit of altitude sickness while going up, but it was worth it all the same. Don't miss it!

Thank UNCBalan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very beautiful and a must visit, but the amenities out of it keeps it so hot that it makes you nauseate, like Jungfraujoch

Thank uttiyam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost everyone who comes to Lucerne visits the Lion monument, and the Glacier garden is immediately adjacent, so why not? It does not require a lot of time and is not too expensive, and the formations are both interesting and naturally beautiful.

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

There are glaciers views and exhibits about glacier process and a slideshow but we were not impressed. It takes @an hour to see it all and It cost $15 CHF per adult which is pricy but suggest get the Museum Pass for $36CHF that you...More

1  Thank Tranquillo
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It is very nice museum that tells you history of Lucerne ( it appears that Lucerne was a beach couple million years ago), and has mirror rooms where you can get lost easily, and a tower from which you can see the whole city, and...More

Thank ladyyari
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The carving of te Monument of the Lion is a strong sculpture. The events of 1792 are TRAGIC AND SAD. You admired the loyalty and duties of these swiss soldiers, assassinated through the mob in Versailles.

Thank Annik G
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Murphy Y
7 April 2017|
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Response from Joseph R |
According to the Tell Pass brochure, you receive a 20% discount to the Glacier Garden.
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Soo Yun K
4 January 2015|
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Response from InstinctiveTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi Soo, hope you got the answer!!
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