Glacier Garden/Gletschergarten in Lucerne

From a 20 million year old beach to the last Ice Age, there are lots of surprises here!

From a 20 million year old beach to the last Ice Age, there are lots of surprises here! | Photo credit: Wikimedia / Leiju

Glacier Garden/Gletschergarten Overview

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Welcome to the Glacier Garden! It is not just a beautiful garden that will drive you here but the fact that it houses a museum, Million Year Show, Special exhibitions and a Mirror Maze that will draw your attention. The garden can be best described as a Natural Monument with some traces of history. While you are here, you will be amazed to discover the sheer contrast the museum has- from a 20 million year old beach (which has fossils and palm leaves) to the last Ice Age which was recorded 20000 years back.

Children and adults should not miss visiting the Glacier Garden as it has a lot of interesting features. Spot how the city of Lucerne looked like in the year 1792, relief maps of the Alps, world’s oldest large scale mountain, a multimedia show depicting the history of Earth and the intriguing Alhambra Mirror Maze. There is a lot that will surely surprise you when you are here.

  • Opening Closing Time 9 am - 6 pm (April to October); 10 am - 5 pm (November to March)

  • Entrance Fee 15 Swiss Franc (Adults); 12 Swiss Franc (Senior Citizens); 8 Swiss Franc (Children) <br /> Note that entry for children below 5 years is free.

Similar Museum in Lucerne

Parks and Gardens Museum

Location

Denkmalstrasse 4, 6006 Lucerne, Switzerland