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Richard Wagner Museum

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Address: Richard-Wagner-Weg 27, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
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Richard Wagner Museum

Very interesting place to visit. Part of history about Wagner family and Richard Wagner. Highly Recommended.!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2016
Milan S
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Very interesting place to visit. Part of history about Wagner family and Richard Wagner. Highly Recommended.!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

The wagner fans would definitely find this museum delightful. Having a Swiss pass will get you free entry.

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Southport, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Like Bayreuth, one of those places which attracts Wagnerites. Unlike Bayreuth, there isn’t much here. Still, they have Nietzsche’s death mask, some of Wagner’s clothes, portraits of der Meister, the inevitable piano... And, believe it or not, the original communion bread used in the 1899 performance of Parsifal, in Bayreuth. It’ll take you about an hour to see the museum,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Take the small boat from quay near train station. The surrounds of the property are superb a picturesque and tranquil location. The house has some fascinating memorabilia, sadly not easily understood for English speakers but enough translated to pique ones interest. A walking path can lead you back to Lucerne.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

My partner is a Wagner fan and found the house fascinating. Lots of history and interesting information about the Wagner family as well as the man himself. The lady who manned the house was a wealth of information and a pleasure to chat with Swiss Pass gave us free entry

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10 - 12 am and 2 - 5 pm. Unfortunately we arrived at the place at 4:30 but the woman ( of Australian origin) taking care of the place was so kind with us. She told us that she will stay 20 minutes extra just for us and indeed she did! These things make your... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

As a fan of Wagner operas, I could get a glimpse of how his life was like when he lived there. The mansion was pretty well preserved with various objects related to the composer. The cashier(?) was very welcoming and kind and told us an interesting story about Wager and Cosima. The mansion is located at a very quiet and... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

A beautiful old house with a wonderful park. If you have time at hand, take your bathing suite and take a dive. The prettiest way to get here is via a little Rütli boat from just outside the trainstation.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

This summer home of Richard Wagner is a bout a 1 km walk from town. It sits high on a bluff overlooking Lake Lucerne. The lady in charge spoke perfect English, she was from Australia. There is lots of Wagner memorabilia and paintings here such as his piano, original score for Meistersinger which was written in this house and portraits.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

Picturesque house in a beautiful setting. We heard a very professional recital by piano and cello. Quite a few stairs to climb but worth the effort

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