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Swiss Museum of Transport - Documentation centre

Characteristics
History: 

The documentation centre in the Swiss Museum of Transport was founded in 1959 and consists of a special collection of historical documents, a reference library and thematic files.

Research: 
Inventory: 

The documents are grouped into various themes such as rail transport, aviation, space travel, road transport, navigation and tourism. The archive contents deal primarily with the topic of transport and mobility in Switzerland and its surrounding area. They also document the transport operators, their technical development, manufacturers as well as operators and their direct impact on the environment.

Remarks: 

Advance registration is required to use the archive materials (photos, plans etc.) and the Rara platform.

Postal address
Lidostrasse 5
6006
Luzern
Switzerland
Contact
Phone number: 
+41 41 375 75 08
Statistics
Review Date: 
14.07.2017
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