Latest information about your visit

The health of our visitors and employees is very important for us. The numerous halls and the spacious outdoor area guarantee a safe experience. You will find all important information concerning your visit continuously updated on this page. We look forward to seeing you!

Before your visit

Are you feeling well? What about the people you live with? If so, you’re welcome to visit the Swiss Museum of Transport. Do you or the people around you have flu- or common cold-like symptoms? If so, please stay at home and postpone your visit.

Masks are compulsory in all indoor areas for visitors aged 12 and over. Please bring your mask from home.

If possible, please purchase your admission tickets online before your visit. Ticket holders can gain automated entry to the museum by scanning their printed tickets or the barcode on their smartphone. 

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Frequently asked questions

What safety measures does the museum have in place?

The Swiss Museum of Transport’s hygiene concept is based on the guidelines issued by Canton Lucerne and the Federal Office of Public Health. It has implemented a number of safety measures and intensified its cleaning programme. Please keep your distance from other visitors and staff and wash or sanitize your hands regularly. Hand sanitizing stations are provided. Masks are compulsory indoors: please bring a mask with you and observe the relevant instructions.

Which parts of the Swiss Museum of Transport are open?

Museum, Red Bull Media World, Swiss Chocolate Adventure and Shop as well as the Filmtheatre and Planetarium are open. Certain exhibits and attractions are not in operation: please check information on site. The museum shop is open, but chocolate tasting is not on offer.

Due to federal regulations, a maximum of 250 persons in the filmtheatre and 150 persons in the planetarium are currently allowed per performance. Please follow the instructions on site.

As face coverings are mandatory, food and drink are not permitted in the Filmtheatre. Face coverings must be worn for the full duration of the show.

List of attractions

What are the regulations on wearing masks?

Masks are compulsory in the indoor areas of the Swiss Museum of Transport in accordance with FOPH regulations (from the age of 12). No mask needs to be worn in the outdoor area (arena). Anyone who can show a personally issued certificate (written or electronic) or cannot wear a mask due to a physical or mental impairment is exempt from the obligation to wear a mask in the Museum. However, a mask is still required for the Filmtheater, Swiss Chocolate Adventure, Planetarium as well as all our attractions within the Museum that are supervised by our staff. The certificate must have been issued by a doctor or psychotherapist. It must be presented during inspections. Mask refusers or guests who cannot show a certificate are not allowed on the premises.

For the jet simulator in the Aviation Hall as well as the VR-Attractions in the Media World, masks are also compulsory for children under 12 years of age.

As face coverings are mandatory, food and drink are not permitted in the Filmtheatre. Face coverings must be worn for the full duration of the show.

Are the restaurants open?

The Brasserie, the self-service restaurant Mercato, the Café Bar and the outdoor catering facilities are open. Consumption at the tables in the indoor area of the restaurants is permitted in compliance with the Confederation's directives.

Can I make cashless payments at the Swiss Museum of Transport?

All our payment terminals are equipped for cash and contactless (Twint, Alipay, American Express, etc.) payment. Visitors are strongly recommended to use cashless payment methods or to purchase their tickets online prior to their visit.

How does online ticket purchasing work?

Please use our ticket shop. You can then use the barcode on the tickets (printed or via smartphone) to gain automated access to the museum: there’s no need to go to the ticket desk. 

What are the car parking facilities like?

Sufficient public parking bays are available in the vicinity of the museum: please observe the parking signs. Four disabled parking bays are provided by the main entrance.

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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