The Glacier Garden Museum and Park, within walking distance from the more famous Lion Monument, is truly a hidden gem in Lucerne. The museum showcases the area's natural history, going back 20 million years to when Lucerne was a subtropical beach. There were natural glacier giant potholes, blocks, and striations discovered during the construction of a resident's wine cellar in 1872. Adjoining botanical gardens feature ice age and alpine plants.
Additionally, the fun-house style Hall of Mirrors maze exhibit, originally built in 1896 for the Swiss national exhibition, is on display here. It seems like a bit of an anomaly in a natural history park and museum area, but it's incredible to walk t...Read More