The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne is a covered wooden footbridge that crosses the River Reuss. It was built in 1333 to help defend the city and has more than 100 early 17th century paintings in its roof recording the history of the city.
The famous carving of a dying lion by Bertel Thorvaldsen has a reflecting pool beneath and simple landscaping. The carving was made to commemorate hundreds of Swiss guards killed by the mobs during the French Revolution in 1792
Features the glacier potholes and lots of very interesting articles, videos and a few hands-on displays. After you view the glacier formations, there is a large museum to see the history of Lucerne and the natural history from around the area.
The private collection of Lucerne art dealer Angela Rosengart is open to the public. Over 200 important paintings and drawings by more than twenty world famous 19th and 20th century masters including Cezanne, Monet, Matisse, Picasso, Klee and Miro are on display.
In addition to displays of railroad cars, race cars, airplanes, etc, there are interactive displays, such as a reaction time testing machine; a row of rowing machines attached to a video screen so you could "race" others.