Latest information about your visit

The Filmtheatre and Planetarium at the Swiss Museum of Transport are open again. 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.

Face masks are required for the Filmtheatre, the Planetarium, the Swiss Chocolate Adventure, the Space Transformer, Jet Simulator, Crash Test, Ambulance Jet and Stratos VR: please bring one with you.

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. The restaurant offers take-away food. 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 50 persons are currently permitted in the Filmtheatre and Planetarium. Please follow the instructions on site.

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What are the regulations on wearing masks?

Masks are compulsory on the grounds of the Swiss Museum of Transport in accordance with FOPH regulations (from the age of 12). 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. 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, masks are also compulsory for children under 12 years of age.

Are the restaurants open?

Cold and hot take-away food are ready for you. Due to the measures taken by the federal government, there are no seats available for eating in the premises of the catering establishments. Seating possibilities and tables in the arena and on the terrace of the Brasserie are available. In addition, it is temporarily permitted to eat in the museum halls. Disposal facilities are available on site.

Important: Due to federal regulations, only four people are allowed per table in the outdoor area, seating is compulsory and masks may only be removed during the meal. Registration is compulsory for all persons.

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