Information about your visit

Accessibility for all

The museum, Planetarium, Filmtheatre and Swiss Chocolate Adventure are wheelchair accessible. The Swiss Museum of Transport has two wheelchairs available on a loan basis (if available). We recommend booking wheelchair admissions for the Swiss Chocolate Adventure, Planetarium and Filmtheatre by telephone the day before.

The museum and Swiss Chocolate Adventure are also suitable for visitors with visual or hearing impairments.

Four disabled parking bays are available in front of the main entrance.

The Swiss Museum of Transport has two disabled toilets with handholds.

Admission prices

Details are available here.

Age recommendation

The minimum recommended age for the daily programmes at the Filmtheatre and Planetarium is 6. The museum and Swiss Chocolate Adventure are suitable for a younger age group.


The Swiss Museum of Transport is also accessible by boat (landing stage: "Verkehrshaus-Lido"). Visit for timetables.

Charge points

Three electric vehicle rapid charge points are provided by the entrance of the museum at Lidostrasse 5. The maximum parking time for charging is 90 minutes. The latest information on using the charging bays may be found here.


Telephone +41 (0)41 375 75 75

Swiss Museum of Transport
Lidostrasse 5
CH-6006 Lucerne


Details of the best way to get to the museum by car, bus, train, boat, bicycle or on foot are available here.


Details of discounted admission prices are available here.


Dogs are not allowed in the Swiss Museum of Transport. This includes smaller dogs that can be carried in bags. Visitors are asked to avail themselves of the two dog crates provided (free of charge). Officially designated assistance and service dogs may be taken into the museum.

Guided tours

Guided tours before and behind the scenes of the Swiss Museum of Transport are available. Details are available here.


The signage in the museum is in German, French, English and Italian. A self-guided Audio Tour is available in Chinese. The daily programmes of shows at the Filmtheatre and Planetarium are in German, with simultaneous translations in French, Italian and English. Other languages may be available on request. The Swiss Chocolate Adventure is offered in German (including German for the hearing impaired), French, Italian, English, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin and Portuguese. Subject to change.


Lockers are available in the entrance area (deposit: CHF 2).


Lockers (deposit CHF 2) are available for visitors' bags.

Means of payment

The Swiss Museum of Transport ticket desk accepts Swiss francs CHF and euros (no coins) EUR. Change is given in Swiss francs. The following means of payment are accepted: MasterCard, VISA, American Express, EC, Maestro, myOne, Postcard, Reka-Cheques (no change given) and TWINT.

Opening hours

The Swiss Museum of Transport is open all year round. Details are available here.


Public parking spaces are available in the vicinity of the museum. Please observe the parking signs. Four disabled parking bays and an electric vehicle charging bay are provided in front of the main entrance.


Filming and photography is permitted in all areas accessible to visitors (exception: Filmtheatre and Planetarium). The images/videos may be used for private purposes. For commercial filming or photography, please contact the Press Office.


Food and drink brought by visitors may be consumed in the outdoor exhibition areas, but not in the halls or restaurants. In winter, a heated railway carriage is provided next to the Rail Transport Hall for the consumption of picnics. Details of our picnicking spots are available here.

Public transport

The Swiss Museum of Transport can be reached by bus, train and boat. Information on how to get there is available here.


Located in the Swiss Museum of Transport are the Piccard waiter-service restaurant, Mercato self-service restaurant and Filmtheatre Lounge. Access is possible without an admission ticket.


Details of the museum shop and its opening hours are available here.


The Swiss Museum of Transport has two wheelchairs available on a loan basis (if available). Reservations are accepted over the telephone.


Free wireless internet access is available throughout the museum premises: simply look for the network called "Verkehrshaus".

Secrets of Swiss chocolate

To the Swiss Chocolate Adventure

Ticket Shop

Information, reservations, sales

+41 (0)41 375 75 75

Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lidostrasse 5
CH-6006 Lucerne

Opening times

Open daily!
10 am to 6 pm
10 am to 5 pm