Visiting Museums in Luxembourg
Art, archaeology, history, literature... Find out how to make the most of the museums using discount tickets and vouchers...
Luxembourg has a historical multicultural background and actively promotes arts and history.
The Luxembourg card provides access to more than 70 tourist attractions and public transport free of charge. Cards can be bought for one person or for groups of two to five people.
The card is valid for one, two, or three days and is available from:
- Tourist Offices
- Hotels, campsites, youth hostels and private accommodation
- Most participating tourist attractions
Museums in Luxembourg
Luxembourg is home to a number of museums; museums featuring art and handicrafts and museums of industry, transport, trade, agriculture, viticulture and nature.
The Luxembourg History Museum has a permanent collection portraying key moments in the capital's history. Visitors can discover architectural developments and many aspects of cultural and social life through multimedia installations and a wide variety of exhibits. Regular temporary exhibitions are hosted here.
- Musée d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg (in French)
At: 14, Rue du St. Esprit, L-2090 Luxembourg
Tel: 47 96 45 00
Fax: 47 17 07
Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-18:00 (Thursday to 20:00)
Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle (Natur Musée): The permanent collection of the National Museum of Natural History focuses on world history, ecology and evolution. Each room has a different theme on subjects such as planets, the Earth, regions of Luxembourg, landscapes and our ancestors.
- Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle (in French)
At: 25, rue Münster, L-2160 Luxembourg
Tel: 46 22 33-1
Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-18:00
Photothèque de la Ville de Luxembourg: The Luxembourg Photograph Library contains over two million images of the country, some of which are available for purchase.
- Photothèque de la Ville de Luxembourg
At: 10, rue Eugène Ruppert, L-2453 Luxembourg
Tel: 47 96 28 06
Fax: 29 05 10
Open: Monday to Friday from 07:30-12:00 and 13:30-17:00
- National Museum of History and Art (in French)
At: Marché-aux-Poissons, L-2345 Luxembourg
Tel: 47 93 30-1
Am Tunnel: Contemporary art gallery situated in a tunnel underground that links the headquarters offices of the BCEE, the Luxembourg national bank. Art on display includes works by over 100 artists from the Grand Duchy and a unique collection of photographs from Edward Steichen.
- Am Tunnel Art Gallery
At: 16, rue Zithe, L-2954 Luxembourg
Tel: 40 15 24 50
Open: Monday to Saturday from 09:00-17:30 and Sunday 14:00-18:00.
The State Museums (d’stater muséeën) in the capital organise two major events each year providing an opportunity for tourists and residents alike to visit the temporary and permanent exhibitions.
- State Museums website (in French and German)
The first event of the year is the Invitation to the Museums (Invitation aux Musées) in spring where visitors can participate in workshops, special guided tours, discussions and themed tours. In the autumn, Museum Night (La Nuit des Musées) includes visits, special concerts and performances.