Built around a glacial pothole from the last glacial period, Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) outlines the town's history. Fossilized mussels and palm leaves tell the story of how the area sits on what was a subtropical beach 20 million years ago. A multimedia show and interactive exhibits recap the history of the planet and the city itself. View the oldest large-scale mountain relief in the world. Explore the surrounding park with its walking paths and plants from different periods. On you way, notice different versions of yourself when you pass through the mirror maze, and then climb the observation tower for a panoramic view of the city. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) by using our Lucerne driving holiday planner.
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) reviews
Plan your trip to Lucerne
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Lucerne
Side trips from Lucerne
Hidden gems in Lucerne
Historic Sites in Lucerne
Shopping in Lucerne
Trips to Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) by other users
9 days in Zurich BY A USER FROM KAZAKHSTAN Zurich 7 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM Lugano Lucerne Lauterbrunnen 55 days in Europe BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Eindhoven Antwerp Mechelen 38 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN Geneva Montreux Zermatt 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA Zurich Basel Lucerne 29 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Stoos BY A USER FROM INDIA Zurich Lucerne Stoos