Art & Culture Lucerne
Beneath its enormous roof, the KKL Lucerne created by architect Jean Nouvel contains one of the world’s greatest concert halls. With orchestras, artists and even movies from all over the world and all genres, there is an event for everyone.
Situated right next to the Lion Monument, “Kunsthalle Luzern” gallery presents temporary exhibitions featuring contemporary artists. Especially worth a visit for all comic enthusiasts is the gallery at the beginning of April, when there is the FUMETTO – Comic Festival going on.
The Lucerne Theater on the River Reuss is the only producing theatre in Central Switzerland. You can expect a number of premieres every season in the categories of opera, plays and dance. For people who are not sure if they should commit to a whole play, there are some public rehearsals as well as the events in the so called “Open Box”, which can be visited for free.
For more: https://www.luzernertheater.ch/
The circular painting, which is 112 x 10 meter depicts how the French Eastern Army under General Bourbaki put up one last vain struggle in January 1871 before the soldiers found themselves surrounded by German troops in the French Jura. The agreement on February 1 of the internment of Bourbaki's French army set in motion the largest ever intake of refugees into Switzerland. Within three days, about 87,000 soldiers crossed the Swiss border.
For more: https://www.bourbakipanorama.ch/
The Swiss Museum of Transport is a must visit if you are in Lucerne and a very good alternative if the weather is bad. On display at the Swiss Museum of Transport are more than 3000 items illustrating the development of transport and mobility on road, rail and water, in the air and in space. This museum is suitable for people of all ages. Especially fascinating is the Planetarium and the IMAX which has the biggest movie screen in Switzerland with a constantly changing program.
For more: https://www.verkehrshaus.ch/en/home.html
The museum of art or in German called “Kunstmuseum Luzern” focuses on contemporary art and temporary exhibitions that engages with aspects of its own collection. For more: https://www.kunstmuseumluzern.ch/en/