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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.
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Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne 6006, Switzerland
+41 41 410 43 40
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had not heard of the Glacier Garden, when we initially made our plans to Lucerne. It happens to be right next to the Lion Monument, and was such a terrific surprise. The museum focuses on the glacial history of the area, has an extensive...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Went here on a rainy day while wondering what to do, had thought the entry fee of CHF15 sounded too high, but enjoyed our time spent here and glad we visited...something a little different and very informative. The sight starts with an outdoor archaeological excavation...More

Thank Anfield33
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We were family with 3 kids (7,4,2). The place offers a surprisingly big variety of attractions. Some things that are not to miss for kids: A. Going up the tower B. Enjoying the variety of twisted mirrors C. The mirror maze Some additional tips; A....More

1  Thank gumbas1984
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Me and my brother were trying to find attractions that were included on the Swiss Museum Pass and this was one of them. We didn't know what to expect, and upon arrival, found ourselves even more confused. The entrance is what looks like a large...More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The Glacier Garden is located about 15mins walk from the Lucern railway station. It is situated just besides the Lion Monument, on of the must-see in Lucerne. Admission costs CHF15(adult), but if you have a Swiss travel pass, entrance will be free. Once you enter...More

Thank Merlion42
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We hadn't planned on taking this place in, but was included in our city museum pass, and we're glad we stopped. Interesting place to visit, and located right beside the Lion carving. Be sure to go through the mirrors - it's fun.

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The Glacier Garden was interesting and informative, the lookout gives you an amazing view over Lucerne and I really enjoyed the water-based artworks. The best thing for me, though, was the mirrors. My friend and I had a great laugh working our way through the...More

Thank SHare333
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We never planned to go to this place. We just went to Lion monument and saw this place and entered it on the spur of the moment. The ticket was hefty so we were a little hesitant. But after the visit ,we felt the visit...More

3  Thank SundarRam54
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Was very interesting learning about the glaciers. A must do is the hall of mirrors. Kids will have a blast there.

Thank nasoo
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This attraction is situated right beside the famous Monument of the Dying Lion. It charges a fee, but we got in because of our Combo rail pass. There were not too many visitors inside. Upon entering, the first section we saw was the glacier garden....More

1  Thank GreenThumb331
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25 June 2017|
Response from Tanyacher | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were on Sunday
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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!!