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Nice museum for a town this size

This was an interesting museum that had some "general, world-wide" stuff as well as local displays... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Larry W
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Rochester, New York
Great for kids

Our kids are nature enthusiasts...my daughter loves butterflies and minerals, my son loves fossils... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
CadyBee
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El Paso, Texas
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kasernenplatz 6, Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of things to see here, helps if one understands German as most of the labels are not available in any other language but that really doesn’t detract from the experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was an interesting museum that had some "general, world-wide" stuff as well as local displays that concentrated on the region. To anyone who said there was "nothing in English," they needed to rotate the triangular info boards until the English was facing out. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Larry W
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Our kids are nature enthusiasts...my daughter loves butterflies and minerals, my son loves fossils and birds of prey. This place was a godsend on a snowy, cold March day when they just couldn't take anymore touring churches or bridges. Has the most interesting bug collection...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CadyBee
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Interesting nature displays which kids would find fun. No English information available, so of limited interest to us as seniors. Was included in our city museum pass - would not suggest you pay for entry to this place if you don't speak German.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had planned on spending about an hour in the Nature Museum of Lucerne, but there is so much to see and do in this museum that we ended up spending 2 hours and still didn't see all there was to enjoy. The signage is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank KSMeadowlark
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It was pouring with rain and we had intended to visit the Lucerne History Museum but unfortunately it was closed. Luckily the natural history museum is right next door and it turned out to be great find. Very understated but packed with interesting exhibits, specimens...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Markjsnell
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Small museum which packs a bit of a punch on the insect/butterfly front. Lots of wonderful exhibits and great showcases. Also had the chance to see local birds/animals and mushrooms/trees etc. Enjoyed my visit very much. However my husband does not have as much German...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank steveandgerry
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nature Museum of Lucerne is similar to others of its kind: good crystal collection, stuffed animals, and a lot of other nature related things to see and learn about. But what makes it unusual is the "insectarium" on the last floor. You get a special...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank N_K
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is not one of the world's premier natural history museums. It has a few interesting things but nothing spectacular. Be aware that it is all in German.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 722DanielR
Reviewed 31 May 2016

There is a brief leaflet in English for this museum but otherwise it is all in German. It's still an interesting visit and was really nice watching the bee hive with the bees flying in and out through perspex tubes to the outside world!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Katie P
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