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Swiss Museum of Transport – Virtual Tour

Swiss Museum of Transport - Virtual Tour

Swiss Museum of Transport – Virtual Tour

The Swiss Transport Museum exhibits all forms of transport, including locomotive, automobiles, ships, aircraft, and space artifacts. The museum is located on the shore of Lake Lucerne in the northern section of the city of Lucerne.

The museum houses EURECA, a 4.5-tonne satellite, which is among the few space objects, returned safely to earth. A Spacelab pallet, nicknamed Elvis, used in the STS-46 mission, 1992, is also on display.

Other attractions include:

  • A planetarium
  • A collection of communication technology
  • A large-format cinema
  • Aerial photograph of Switzerland.
  • A collection of work by Hans Erni

Swiss Museum of Transport - Virtual Tour

Highlights of the Swiss Museum of Transport

  • Swissair Convair 990 Coronado jet airliner
  • Rolling stock of the first Swiss railway company
  • An SBB Ae 8/14 – 1930s most powerful electrical engine
  • An H0 gauge model of the Gotthard railway line
  • An Automobiles exhibition with cars from different eras
  • Swiss road signs collection
  • A Lockheed Orion single-engine airliner

Swiss Museum of Transport - Virtual Tour

Submarine – Swiss Museum of Transportation, Lucerne, Switzerland

Swiss Museum of Transport

  • Museum:          Swiss Museum of Transport
  • Swiss:                Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Transportation House of Switzerland)
  • City:                  Luzern
  • Country:           Switzerland
  • Opened:           1959
  • Type:                 Specialist Museum, Transport Museum
  • Location:          Lidostrasse 5, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland

Swiss Museum of Transport - Virtual Tour

HB-QBV Cameron R-500 Hot Air Balloon Gondola

Swiss Museum of Transport – Map

Swiss Museum of Transport – 360 Virtual Tours

Swiss Museum of Transport – 360 Virtual Tours

Swiss Museum of Transport – 360 Virtual Tours

Swiss Museum of Transport – 360 Virtual Tours

Virtual Tour of Automotive Museums

Swiss Museum of Transport

Swiss Museum of Transport

Virtual Tour of Railroad and Train Museums

Swiss Museum of Transport

Swiss Museum of Transport

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“If we drive down the cost of transportation in space, we can do great things.”
– Elon Musk

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Photo Credit: Johnw / Public domain; Johnw / Public domain; Kecko from Switzerland (Rheintal SG) / CC BY (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0); Mike Burdett from CROMER, UK / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

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