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Richard Wagner Museum

Richard Wagner Museum LucerneRichard Wagner Museum Lucerne

Former residence

Wagner was one of the most renowned composers in the history of music. The country manor in Tribschen, on Lake Lucerne, was his residence and the place where he worked for six years (1866–1872).

This manor, in which Wagner accomplished many of his works, is open to the public. Photographs, paintings and a valuable collection of letters and musical scores testify to Wagner’s life and work here. A highlight of the collection is the Erard grand piano on which Wagner completed his works, including The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. Concerts featuring this piano are still given today. Apart from the main Wagner exhibition, the museum holds temporary exhibitions on various aspects of the composer’s life and environment. During the summer there is a café on the forecourt, where visitors can enjoy the views. Come and visit us!

Getting here
Car: from Bundesplatz head out of town along Tribschenstrasse and follow signs
Bus: 6, 7, 8 from the railway station / Stop: Wartegg
Boat: afternoons from April to October from landing stage no. 4 in Lucerne to Tribschen
Richard Wagner Museum Lucerne
Richard Wagner Museum
Richard Wagner Weg 27
6005 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 360 23 70
Fax +41 (0)41 360 23 79
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Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 12am and 2 pm to 5pm
Closed on Mondays except Easter and Whitsun Mondays
Closed from 1 December to 14 March