Days Out: Lucerne & Zug
Swiss Transport Museum Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Experience in interesting ways the development of road, rail and water transport and mobility, as well as in the air and outer space. Open in summertime 10:00-18:00 and in wintertime 10:00-17:00. Lidostrasse 5, 6006 Lucerne.
Swiss open-air museum Ballenberg
One hundred century-old buildings from all over Switzerland, 250 farmyard animals, traditional, old-time gardens, fields, local crafts and many special events creating a vivid impression of rural life in days gone by. Museumsstrasse 131, 3858 Hofstetten.
Swiss transport museum
This complex exhibits all forms of transport, including air and space travel, communication and tourism, rail road locomotives, ships, air crafts and auto mobiles. There is also a planetarium and an IMAX cinema. Lidostrasse 5, 6006 Lucerne.
The museum of art is the leading institution of visual art in Central Switzerland. Located in the internationally respected architecture of Jean Nouvels new Culture and Congress Centre Lucerne (KKL). Opn year round. Europaplatz 1, 6002 Lucerne.
Skywalk Sattel Hochstuckli
A skywalk of 374 meters - a suspended bridge for pedestrians is the worlds largest, linking Mostelberg Mountain with the Maederen Forest over 50 meters below. Can be reached from the rotatin gondola lift Stuckli Rondo. Open year round.
Explore the area of Lake Lucerne by cruising on the water. Many different cruises leave from various ports around the lake. Cruises run all year round. Office is open Monday to Friday 08:00-12:00 and 13:30-17:00. Werftestrasse 5, 6002 Lucerne.
Goldau Nature and Animal Park
The animal park lies in the middle of a massive area of Goldau on 17 hectares of natural wilderness and is home to over 90 native and European species of wildlife. Open 365 days a year from 09.00-17:00. At Parkstrasse 40, 6410 Goldau.
Sammlung and Picasso Donation
Unique works by Pablo Picasso and Paul Klee as well as 20 other famous artists of the 19th and 20th century, such as Matisse, Monet and Chagall. April-October daily 10:00-18:00, November-March 11:00-17:00. Pilatusstrasse 10, 6003 Lucerne.
This park for the whole family is located only 30 kilometres outside of Lucerne and Zug. Long summer toboggan run and many other facilities designed for children. Open from March daily 10:00-18:00. Guggibadstrasse 2, 6288 Schongau.
Access with the cable car from Kriens-Fraekmuentegg to the top of Pilatus-Kulm. Experience a stunning view over 2,000 meters altitude. Descend to Alpnachstad with the cog-railroad (gradients up to 48%) and back to Lucerne. Schlossweg 1, 6010 Kriens.