Sicht aus der Luft auf das Verkehrshaus und den See mit dem Pilatus

Swiss Museum of Transport

Take the boat to the Verkehrshaus

For over 60 years the Swiss Museum of Transport has been one the premier visitor attractions in Lucerne and remains the largest and most popular museum in Switzerland to this day. Best of all, you can easily reach this landmark attraction by boat on a scenic 10-minute cruise across the Bay of Lucerne, with fabulous views of the city skyline, historic ramparts and of course majestic Mount Pilatus. At the Verkehrshaus, fascinating outdoor and indoor exhibits with historic boats, trains, planes and cars await. Contemporary attractions like the Swiss Chocolate Adventure, Media World, IMAX theater and Hans Erni art collection make the visitor experience at the Verkehrshaus even more multi-dimensional.


Facts about the Swiss Museum of Transport

The Verkehrshaus opened on 1 July 1959.

In 2019, the museum welcomed 1 million visitors.

The scenic cruise from the main pier in front of the Lucerne railway station to the Verkehrshaus takes 10 minutes.

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Dates daily
Duration 4-5 hours
Route Lucerne - Verkehrshaus Lido - Lucerne
Timetable For more information, click here
Gastronomy Small snacks or drinks are available on the ship. At the museum you will find a full service brasserie or cafe bar.
Prices Package ticket, including the cruise in 2nd class and museum admission:
With Swiss Half-Fare Card: CHF 34.90
Without Swiss Half-Fare Card: CHF 40.20

The GA/AG is valid on the boat, as is the Swiss Travel Pass and the Junior Card for kids from 6-16 years of age. In this case, museum admission may be purchased online for CHF 29.60 for adults or CHF 16.30 for Children (6 to and including 15 years) without a Junior Card.
Group reservation For group reservations and reservations with gift voucher please get in touch with us. By phone +41 41 367 67 67 or contact form.
Reservation Online-booking is only possible with credit card and up to 9 people.

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