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Historisches Museum Luzern

Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 228 54 24
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Not Impressed

I like history muesems aa a matter of course. But this seemed to be very crowded. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Nice surprise

Went in on a rainy day. The museum is packed with different items fruits m different times and... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Yudit G
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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Pfistergasse 24 | Postfach, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
+41 41 228 54 24
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I like history muesems aa a matter of course. But this seemed to be very crowded. The guide was necessary to get anything but was cumbersome to use

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Went in on a rainy day. The museum is packed with different items fruits m different times and themes but they have a lovely game for kids (11, 7) with a prize! Great hour and a half:)

Thank Yudit G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This Museum is cluttered and you are given a scanner to read bar codes that explain the items such as weapons, clothing, pottery, etc but I found it tedious and the 3 floors were very crowded and tricky to figure out which bar code went...More

Thank Tranquillo
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We spent 90 minutes in the museum. What made it interesting is each person gets a bar code reader and as you looked at all kinds of items on shelves and in drawers with bar codes on each, you can read a short explanation of...More

Thank Larry-Lynn
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Well first off it's not a history museum. It's actually a warehouse with three floors of strangely curated objects behind glass. There's precious little logic in what goes where - antique shields next to showroom dummies?? - and therefore it's almost impossible to learn anything...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have a peep into the local history and expected it to be a short trip. But it was unexpectedly exciting and we wish we could have spent more time. The audio scanner guides helped understand a lot about the exhibits. The best...More

Thank Kavita M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I benefited from reading the reviews that shared that the museum is not about the history of Luzern. Rather it is a collect of things and that you are given a bar code reader. It felt like wandering thru a museum's storage area and stopping...More

Thank EveSp
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I like local history and I was looking forward to seeing this museum. Unfortunately items are encased and overloaded in cramped installations. While this might represent a modern, functional approach to museum planning and interior design, this approach does not do justice to the artifacts,...More

1  Thank davidtova
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This Museum has artefacts from the stone age to yesterday. It has a great scanner system that tells you about each item. You could spend hours in there if you wanted to. A great family Museum.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Firstly, a little expensive for what you see. But, its got a lot of very interesting (at least they were to me!) exhibits. A novel barcode scanner to find out about each exhibit was fun to use. Not a lot of organisation - in terms...More

1  Thank wamish
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