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Richard Wagner Museum

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Address: Richard-Wagner-Weg 27, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
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Important and essential for lovers of late romantic music.

Many years ago long before the range of calendar dates suitable for indicating the time of my visit were made available for completing this review I walked all the way to this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Akron, Ohio
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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many years ago long before the range of calendar dates suitable for indicating the time of my visit were made available for completing this review I walked all the way to this house and traveled on foot from the lake Lucerne shore to follow streets and narrow roads to arrive at my destination. Perhaps fifteen, twenty or thirty minutes at... More 

Thank GiudoLocattelli
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house of Richard Wagner is a representation of how the house look when he lived there and by that I mean most of the interior pieces are reproductions due to loss or damage. However the tour is difficult because they lead you through his life by going up and down, then back again through the three story house. All... More 

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Long Beach, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Off the beaten path, Richard Wagner’s home is beautiful. Even if you’re not a fan of his music, take a walk to this picturesque location. The woman at the admission desk was very friendly. Before you go, check the opening hours. The museum is closed in winter.

Thank Fran727
Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of my favorite walks when in Lucerne is the 45-minute trek from the city center out to Tribschen. The last stretch is uphill but you are rewarded with views out over the lake. The house has an idyllic location overlooking the lake, with a large yard that slopes down to the water and a path bordered by tall cypresses.... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Peaceful situation in splendid setting. Interesting information about the great man's complicated life. The music speaks for itself.

Thank David C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The walk to the Wagner House is very nice along the shore of the lake. The House is lovely with some great displays. Much of it is in German which makes understanding some of the items not so easy for English only tourists.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A couple of years ago my wife and I were lucky enough to see a magnificent Metropolitan Opera production of Wagner's ring cycle at our local cinema, while many years ago we rented a small apartment in a Palazzo in Rome where he wrote The Flying Dutchman. We are Wagner fans so it was a wonderful experience to visit the... More 

Thank V581ZSdonb
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We walked the lake trail, which was beautiful. The grounds of the museum are beautiful and relaxing. There are various places to sit near the lake. There were also bathrooms and a small cafe outside, which was very helpful. We chose not to go into the museum after deciding to spend time on the grounds.

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Henderson, Nevada
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

You'll probably have to be a fan of Wagner to enjoy this visit. The house, just outside Lucerne along the Swiss Path and overlooking the lake in Tribschen, bear a lot of history about Wagner, his family, and his music. If you read German you might spend several hours. There's lots of information on his wife Cosima, daughter Isolde, mentor... More 

1 Thank Zoom_Gotti
Jensen Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

You can take a car or bus to this historic home. It is well over a mile from downtown. We recommend, though, using the lake trail. The walking trail passes several interesting parks, a small boat harbor and through a beautiful wooded area with chirping birds. The house sits on a low bluff overlooking Lake Lucerne. Today his home is... More 

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