Latest information about your visit

The Museum, the Planetarium and the Swiss Chocolate Adventure in the Swiss Museum of Transport are open again! The Filmtheatre remains closed until further notice. The health of our visitors and staff takes top priority. The numerous halls and spacious outdoor area ensure a safe visitor experience. This page contains the latest important information about your visit. See you soon!

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.

Face masks are required for the Space Transformer and Jet Simulator: please bring one with you.

If possible, please purchase your admission tickets online before your visit: we’re offering a 10% discount on day passes obtained in advance. Ticket holders can gain automated entry to the museum by scanning their printed tickets or the barcode on their smartphone.

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During your visit

Please keep your distance from other visitors and staff and wash or sanitize your hands regularly.
Please keep your distance from other visitors and staff and wash or sanitize your hands regularly.

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. Some of the museum’s attractions require you to wear a face mask: please bring this with you and observe the relevant instructions.

Which parts of the Swiss Museum of Transport are open?

The museum itself is open, including all its exhibition spaces, halls and outdoor areas. Certain exhibits and attractions are not in operation: please observe the relevant instructions. The Planetarium and Swiss Chocolate Adventure are open too. The Filmtheatre remains closed until further notice. The museum shop is open, but chocolate tasting is not available and no fresh chocolate production is taking place.

Are the restaurants open?

The Mercato self-service restaurant is open, and additional take-away options are available at weekends.

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.

Secrets of Swiss chocolate

To the Swiss Chocolate Adventure

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Information, reservations, sales

+41 (0)41 375 75 75
mail@STOP-SPAM.verkehrshaus.ch

Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lidostrasse 5
CH-6006 Lucerne

Opening times

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