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.

Visitors over the age of 16 are required to have a certificate throughout the entire grounds of the Swiss Museum of Transport. Vaccinated, recovered or tested persons must present a valid certificate as well as a photo ID card with picture for identification before entering. Please have the relevant documents ready.

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. Access to the entire Swiss Museum of Transport site for visitors aged 16 and over is only permitted with a valid certificate. Visitors under the age of 16 are not required to wear a certificate or a mask. School classes are required to wear masks according to the regulations of the school authorities of their canton or municipality. Please follow the instructions on site.    

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.

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.

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What are the regulations on mandatory certificates?

A certificate and identity check will be carried out before the main entrance. Please have a valid certificate and photo ID ready. The certificate requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and over. There is no certificate requirement for guests under 16 years of age. Information on the certificate is available here.

School classes follow the guidelines of the school authorities of their canton or municipality. The teacher is responsible for compliance with the regulations. This means that some classes are required to wear masks, others are not.

Certificates are required for all admission to the Museum of Transport (Museum, Film Theatre, Planetarium, Swiss Chocolate Adventure, Red Bull The Edge), the catering facilities (Mercato, Brasserie), the Museum of Transport Shop and all areas open to the public.

With a valid certificate or for guests under 16 years of age, masks are no longer compulsory after the check (except for school classes). Please continue to keep a sufficient distance and disinfect your hands regularly.

Guests over 16 years of age without a valid certificate will be denied access.

Are the restaurants open?

The catering establishments are open. The self-service restaurant Mercato and the indoor area of the Brasserie are only accessible to guests with a valid certificate (exception: guests under 16 years of age). No certificate requirement applies to the outdoor terrace of the Brasserie.

Take-away zone at the Café Bar:
A separate area of the Café Bar can be entered from the outside without a certificate. Masks are compulsory. Consumption on site is not permitted.

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