Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), Lucerne

Categories: Geologic Formations, History Museums, Nature & Parks, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
Built around a glacial pothole from the last glacial period, Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) outlines the town's history. Fossilized mussels and palm leaves tell the story of how the area sits on what was a subtropical beach 20 million years ago. A multimedia show and interactive exhibits recap the history of the planet and the city itself. View the oldest large-scale mountain relief in the world. Explore the surrounding park with its walking paths and plants from different periods. On you way, notice different versions of yourself when you pass through the mirror maze, and then climb the observation tower for a panoramic view of the city. Put Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lucerne family vacation planner.
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  • I went to see Lion Monument, was unintentionally discovered this place which is just next door only. Since I carried Swiss Pass, I am glad I am entitled to go in for free since this is part of museum ...  read more »
  • It is a dying lion statue next to the natural history Museum & Park. Free site pass. And exhibits include various ores, so had to also sell good surprisingly. You can recommend people like minerals. It was just nice walks, and observation deck overlooking the city. Lucerne is equipped Museum, it is fun!
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  • This museum was fascinating. There was so much to it. The unusual glacier garden, the typical Swiss house interior, the excellent video presentations, and the spooky mirror labyrinth. Intelligent desc...  read more »
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