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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)

Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 410 43 40
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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
+41 41 410 43 40
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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I was visiting the Bourbaki panaroma and walked up to the Lion monument then I saw Glacier garden. I had the museum pass this went in without any idea. In the end, this turned out to be a pleasant surprise. Many information on Glacier and...More

Thank cola480
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The place is in the heart of Lucerne and definetly worth a visit. It's informative, and great family program. My son was a fan of the mirror labyrinth most of our time we spent there:-). If you want to have a nice view of Lucerne...More

Thank TravellerKiki
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Visited this for the first time, and was really impressed. Looking at the real glacier tracks right in the middle of the city! Interesting exhibition about glaciers in general. Easy to get to from the main train station, 15 mins. Walking.

Thank erbr63
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

It was great to see theses Glacier holes as we have just come back from Alaska and walked on the glaciers and seen the holes in all there glory pre thaw. Really incredible story how this was discovered by a gentleman digging to make a...More

Thank Kester O
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My husband and I rather visited this attraction as an after thought late in the day. Indeed, the lady at the ticket counter gave us a discount because we had less than an hour to visit the attraction. I easily could have spent 2 hours...More

Thank happyrelaxeddudes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The tourist Brochure read was not completely encouraging about this attraction. However we had a museum pass and decided that we would look as it would not cost us any extra. We were amazed at the information there. First the glacier garden and then the...More

2  Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Truly a delight for children and adults alike. The natural history and history of people, the mirror installations, the hike to the top of the hill, proximity to the Lion Monument and even the restaurant are all marvelous.

4  Thank 55chauncey
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This place is worth a visit if you are in the area to see the Lion monument. It has many educational and entertaining features to it. do not miss the Tower and the Mirrored Palace. Kids will enjoyed it too.

2  Thank seafare74
Reviewed 31 August 2015

very educative and u can have a good time in the peaceful green surroundings. buy artefacts and personally bought semi precious stones in raw forms. love the shop. !!

1  Thank Shivikka
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a pretty little place to spend a bit of time. It a real glacier remant and has some educative sections for u and the kids. The short film, the mirror maze etc add to the highlight. would be fantastic is there was food...More

Thank Priya V
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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.
Soo Yun K
4 January 2015|
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Response from InstinctiveTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi Soo, hope you got the answer!!