Calendar of events

Subject to change

E.g., 23.06.2017
E.g., 23.06.2017

April 2017

28.04.2017 to 25.06.2017
Red Bull Air Race

Is piloting a high-speed plane a dream of yours? Have you ever wondered how racing in-between clouds would feel like? Seize the opportunity and visit the Media World – you’ll get introduced to the ultimate motorsport series in the sky by a special exhibition and get the chance to win a trip to a Red Bull Air Race competition and the participation in a G-Force Flight.

http://mediaworld.redbull.com/en/events/rbar

Location:
Media World
Organizer:
Red Bull Media World
Time:
daily 4 to 6pm, weekends 2 to 6pm

June 2017

23.06.2017 to 25.06.2017
Rail Days

This weekend, the Swiss Museum of Transport and other museums, organisations, collectors and partners are presenting selected treasures from their collections on the theme of rail transport, profiling current projects and sharing information. Visitors can look forward to a unique, action-packed weekend.

Location:
Verkehrshaus
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
10:00 - 18:00
24.06.2017
Members' Day 2017

Members' Day and General Assembly of the Swiss Museum of Transport Association. A stimulating day featuring an attractive programme for members of the museum family, as well as ordinary visitors. Experience a marketplace, the "Scuderia" showcasing vintage and sports cars, and Zurich Airport Orchestra.

Location:
Verkehrshaus
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
10:00 - 18:00
25.06.2017
Film brunch – The Serengeti

This Sunday finds the museum’s Filmtheater cinema presenting a special programme for the whole family: you start by enjoying a sumptuous breakfast buffet, then you experience all the diversity of the Serengeti National Park. The film Africa – The Serengeti features captivating images and unique insights into the flora and fauna of the African savannah. 

Location:
Filmtheater
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
09:15 - 12:00

July 2017

29.07.2017 to 30.07.2017
Swiss rowing

Devotees of the Swiss rowing tradition Wasserfahren will be taking to the boating pool in the Arena, offering visitors a chance to try the sport and showing off their skills. Also on show will be the traditional sport of Schifferstechen, a form of jousting involving two rowing boats. Visitors will be able to find out all there is to know about these typical local activities.

Location:
Verkehrshaus
Organizer:
Schweizer Wasserfahrverband
Time:
10:00 - 18:00

August 2017

01.08.2017
Film brunch on 1 August – Helicopters in Action

The Swiss National Day finds the museum’s Filmtheater cinema presenting a special programme for the whole family: you start by enjoying a sumptuous breakfast buffet, then you experience the breathtaking aerobatics of experienced helicopter pilots. The film "Helicopters in Action" is packed with unique images demonstrating the thrilling versatility of a range of helicopters.

Location:
Filmtheater
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
09:15 - 12:00
19.08.2017 to 20.08.2017
Swiss rowing

Devotees of the Swiss rowing tradition Wasserfahren will be taking to the boating pool in the Arena, offering visitors a chance to try the sport and showing off their skills. Also on show will be the traditional sport of Schifferstechen, a form of jousting involving two rowing boats. Visitors will be able to find out all there is to know about these typical local activities.

Location:
Arena
Organizer:
Schweizer Wasserfahrverband
Time:
10:00 - 18:00
31.08.2017
BMW Z8 Club annual excursion

Design-wise, BMW’s hand-crafted roadsters are inspired by the legendary BMW 507. Thanks to its unique blend of design and engineering, the BMW Z8 has become a very interesting and coveted vehicle. The BMW Z8 Club’s annual excursion is making a beeline for the Arena in the Swiss Museum of Transport.

Location:
Arena
Organizer:
BMW Z8 Club Schweiz
Time:
12:00 - 17:00

September 2017

17.09.2017
Film brunch – The Living Sea

This Sunday finds the museum’s Filmtheater cinema presenting a special programme for the whole family: you start by enjoying a sumptuous breakfast buffet, then you immerse yourself in the fascinating and diverse habitats of the oceans. The film "The Living Sea" looks at the world’s fragile oceanic systems with their incredible diversity, and profiles researchers working hard to ensure their preservation. The documentary was nominated for an Oscar.

Location:
Filmtheater
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
09:15 - 12:00

October 2017

13.10.2017 to 15.10.2017
Air & Space Days

This weekend the Swiss Museum of Transport and other museums, organisations, collectors and partners are presenting selected treasures from their collections on the theme of aviation and space travel.

Location:
Verkehrshaus
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
10:00 - 18:00
29.10.2017
Swiss City Marathon

The Arena in the Swiss Museum of Transport marks the end point for runners participating in the SwissCityMarathon Lucerne. Spectators will be able to cheer on the runners as they arrive. The marathon is a very special event in the town's sporting diary.

Location:
Arena
Organizer:
Swiss City Marathon
Time:
10:00 - 17:00

November 2017

19.11.2017
Film brunch – Egypt

Sunday finds the museum’s Filmtheater cinema presenting a special programme for the whole family: you start by enjoying a sumptuous breakfast buffet, then you immerse yourself in the fascinating worlds of the pharaohs, hidden tombs and pyramids. The film "Egypt" tells a thrilling story and provides fascinating images of the Valley of the Kings all the way to the source of the Nile.

Location:
Filmtheater
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
09:15 - 12:00

April 2018

13.04.2018 to 15.04.2018
Road Days

This weekend, the Swiss Museum of Transport is joining forces with other museums, clubs, collectors and partners to present selected treasures from their collections illustrating the world of road transport and showcase a number of current projects. It promises to be a lively forum for like-minded devotees.

Location:
Arena
Organizer:
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Time:
10:00 - 18:00
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