Lucerne is a small city tucked away in central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of the country. It’s a popular destination for anyone who is visiting the country…
And why not?
Located along Lake Lucerne with the Rigi and Pilatus mountains of the Swiss Alps at the back, Lucerne has a lot to offer. It’s a place that will definitely make you want to stay forever.
We all like to know about the places we’re visiting and if you’re a history buff, then the Historisches Museum Luzern is for you. These guys take it up a notch with their innovative and interactive ways of explaining about the local culture and folkloristic society of Lucerne and central Switzerland. The museum has theatrical tours, conducted by costumed actors, giving visitors an experience of a lifetime. Besides this, they also have a bar code assigned to each item which visitors can scan and learn about. So if you want to truly get a feel of Lucerne, Historisches Museum Luzern is your best bet.
Along with preserving history, Lucerne has done a wonderful job of preserving Swiss art. The Kunstmuseum Luzern Museum is one of the top art museums of Switzerland. It houses art from the 19th and 20th century, as well as from the Renaissance period. The Kunstmuseum remains one of its kinds as it has constantly changing exhibitions, giving visitors a variety of paintings to marvel at. The simplistic and neutral architecture of the museum allows all paintings to come to life, making a visit to the place completely worth it. Make sure to drop by to get your fine, Swiss art experience.
Impressed, aren’t you?
But wait, there’s more.
Now as travellers, we’re always boarding flights and trains and whatever it takes to reach our destination. Over the years, there has been major development in transportation and the Swiss Museum of Transport showcases just this. It displays a variety of cars, boats, trains and aircraft, highlighting the past, present and future of transportation. But don’t let the name fool you. Apart from this, the museum has a whole lot of interactive exhibits. The film theatre in the museum shows amazing documentaries on Switzerland’s biggest cinema screen. Not only is it home to the biggest screen, it is also home to Switzerland’s biggest planetarium. The state-of-the-art planetarium takes you on space walks and all the way to the stars with its cutting edge technology. So all you astronomy fans, this place has got you covered. But wait, it’s Switzerland so it’s obvious that we mention…chocolate! The Swiss Chocolate Adventure walks you through an interactive journey of how a cocoa bean is made into the world famous Swiss chocolate that we all love.
The list doesn’t end here. Lucerne is a breathtakingly beautiful city with lots of cool places within. So the next time you’re visiting Switzerland, make sure you visit Lucerne and feel it for yourself!