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Swissminiatur

Via Cantonale, Melide 6815, Switzerland
+41 91 640 10 60
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Entrance Ticket to Swissminiatur in Melide
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Switzerland in miniature!Swissminiatur is an open-air miniature park located on the shore of Lake Lugano. There are more than 120 models at scale 1:25 representing the most important buildings, monuments and transportation means in Switzerland. A 3,560m long model railway with 18 trains runs through the park. Self–service restaurant with local, Italian, authentic Chinese and Indian cuisine. Gift shop and playground for children. Small passenger train with route around the park. Large car and bus park available. Open daily from mid March to end October, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“bumper cars” (7 reviews)
“mini train” (7 reviews)
“train ride” (5 reviews)
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Via Cantonale, Melide 6815, Switzerland
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+41 91 640 10 60
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"bumper cars"
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"mini train"
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"train ride"
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"an adult"
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"minute walk"
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"few minutes"
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"nice attraction"
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"theme park"
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"nice place"
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"outdoor museum"
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"great for kids"
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"famous buildings"
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"per person"
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"trains running"
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"out of the way"
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"swiss pass"
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"visit this place"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to go with kids or if you just want to see an overview of all of the Swiss points of interest in miniature. It’s well done. I recommend lunch and a swim at Baja. Perfect family day out.

Thank Suzanne V
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I really enjoyed Swissminiatur - I think it was nice for the children to see after having toured around Switzerland to see it all in miniature. The cars, boats, trains, are very nicely done. We took the boat from Lugano and kids enjoyed the boat...More

Thank DrASToronto
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Not too busy, nicely representing Suisse. A shame there wasn’t a bit more information on all the buildings. As a non Suisse family we were not really in the loop what the buildings were representing

Thank Labelga83
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I came across Swissminiatur on the internet just prior to leaving the United States for Switzerland. With a big "THUMBS UP" from a Swiss friend on Facebook, I added it to my trip to Lugano, as there is a nice boast ride which takes you...More

Thank Ciropolese
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

we finally visited swissminiatur. it was very nice. You can see all of Switzerland here!! it wasn't too crowded.

Thank dutchbuis
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We took the 10" Train from Lugano and walked a few minutes across the street to get here. I loved this place . Such a display of craftsmanship. So many mechanized displays such as trams, trains, fountains etc. As 2 older adults, we love this...More

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Very satisfied to see all Switzerland in one place. There are a lot to see and we took a lot of nice pictures. Worth it to go there. It is in Melide. Transport is not a problem.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A very fun excursion. The park is much smaller than I imagined but we had a lovely hour or so wandering around. The models are incredible and attention to detail is superbe!

1  Thank CeriHogg
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Even at -3 degrees the Swiss miniature is one of Switzerland most beautiful sites to encounter. I would recommend it in any season of the year.

Thank y0landa31
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We were staying in Melide and walked past this attraction at night and decided to go and visit the next day before leaving. The miniatures are well maintained, the park is clean and is well laid out. The layout guides you through the park and...More

Thank Trent_666
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vinal m
23 January 2017|
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Response from Luka O | Reviewed this property |
hello, I would definitelly recomend visiting swiss miniature in any weather but rain. if it is cold, wear a jacket and it will be just fine because it is really nice. if it is raining, well, everything is at the open so it... More
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Haanidaani
18 November 2016|
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Response from Dina H | Reviewed this property |
If the accept the Swiss Travel Pass, they would only offer a discount. I believe you would still have to pay to enter the park. Enjoy!
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BHAVIN T
18 April 2015|
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Response from StephDemers | Reviewed this property |
I did not see lockers however I am sure that the staff can find a place to safely keep your luggage while you visit. Have a nice trip.
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