Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), Lucerne

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#3 of 12 in Museums in Lucerne
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) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lucerne driving holiday planner.
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  • Pleasantly suprised by this attraction. Lots to see including the glacier caves themselves, a historical home, a fun mirror maze and an observation deck with great views. Totally worth the admission  more »
  • Great ski and winter hiking holiday. The hotel is wonderful, the food is delicious and the stuff is welcoming. Highly recommended !!!  more »
  • This is an unusual attraction, a mixture of museum and historical house, with our favorite bit being the lookout tower at the top of the steps. Gorgeous views of the city, and nobody else around at th...  more »
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