Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), Lucerne
(4.3/5 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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  • You'll learn stuff here. The formation of all earthly things given from the Lucerne's geographic perspective. Fascinating! Don't miss this. 
  • Interesting trip with our granddaughter. Wonderful insights into the prehistory. The Lion Monument in the park entrance is impressive. Funny experiences in the corresponding mirror garden
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  • In this museum which is located right at the Lion Monument, you can see everything from the stone age. Ice and water. For the big and small, even a mirror maze is integrated.
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