Glacier Garden and Lion's Monument

Glacier Garden and Lion's Monument

It is one of the world's most famous monuments. It was hewn out of the natural rock in memory of the Swiss heroes fallen who died in the Tuileries. The American author Mark Twain elevated this lion to one of the saddest and most moving piece of...more

Switzerland's Museum of Transportation

Switzerland's Museum of Transportation

The Swiss Museum of Transportation, which was opened in 1959, is Switzerland's most popular museum. The history of mobility and communication is documented in exhibitions and theme parks, with simulations, interactive stations and films.more

International Clock Museum

International...

The Musée International d'Horlogerie (MIH) is home to more than 4,500 of...more

Alimentarium - Museum of Nutrition

Alimentarium -...

In 1839 a German pharmacist moved to Vevey in the French part of...more

Glacier Garden and Lion's Monument

It is one of the world's most famous monuments. It was hewn out of the natural rock in memory of the Swiss heroes fallen who died in the Tuileries. The American author Mark Twain elevated this lion to one of the saddest and most moving piece of stone sculpture in the world.

In the City of Lucerne, three different sights worth seeing are next-door neighbors: the world-famous Lion's Monument, the Glacier Garden, which has a large mountain relief dating to the 18th century, and the mirror labyrinth "Alhambra" with its 90 mirrors.

Switzerland's Museum of Transportation

The Swiss Museum of Transportation, which was opened in 1959, is Switzerland's most popular museum. The history of mobility and communication is documented in exhibitions and theme parks, with simulations, interactive stations and films.

The museum showcases the development of transport and mobility as well as communication methods through a variety of interactive exhibits. Other attractions unique in Switzerland include the film theatre (Imax), planetarium, Swissarena and the Hans Erni Museum.

International Clock Museum

The Musée International d'Horlogerie (MIH) is home to more than 4,500 of the most famous clocks and watches, each a testimony to the history of timekeeping. Observe watchmakers at work in the Centre for the Restoration of Antique Timepieces. An audiovisual presentation, a multimedia show and interactive clocks complete a visit to the world's largest clock museum.

Dedicated to the history of timekeeping, the Musée International d'Horlogerie (MIH) is home to more than 4,500 collection pieces, of which 2,700 watches and around 700 wall clocks. The technical, artistic, social and economic aspect of the history of watchmaking is illustrated here in living manner.

Alimentarium - Museum of Nutrition

In 1839 a German pharmacist moved to Vevey in the French part of Switzerland and changed his name from Heinrich Nestle to Henri Nestlé. His company, which is known the world over today, founded the Alimentarium, a museum of nutrition.

Located by Lake Geneva in Swiss Vevey, Alimentarium is the first museum in the world devoted exclusively to nutrition. A wonderful and educational vegetable garden also belongs to the museum.