Luxembourg City Museum

Located in the heart of the city of Luxembourg, the Lëtzebuerg City Museum is a perfect union between old and new architecture. It tells the visitor the history of the City of Luxembourg through permanent exhibitions “The Luxembourg Story – more than 1000 years of urban history “or temporary.

1000 years of Luxembourg’s urban history

3 levels are dedicated to the history of the City of Luxembourg since the 10th century. We find here the history of the foundation of the city and its evolution through the centuries thanks to a collection of objects of all kinds, documentaries videos or photos, interactive multimedia applications. Discover the urban, social and economic aspects of the capital of Luxembourg through ages.

The visitor also discovers a 3D model and an interactive table to become familiar with the urban issues of a multi-level city between the Lower Town (Grund, Clausen, Pfaffenthal), the Upper Town and the Plateau.

Temporary exhibitions

Regularly temporary exhibitions are presented to the public in order to focus on a particular aspect of the history of the City.

Note the exhibition “Leit an der Stad” which retraces the daily life of the city of Luxembourg through a collection of 200 photos from the years 1950 to 2017. The exhibition is planned until March 31, 2019.

Virtual tours

Virtual tours are also offered by the City Museum:

  • “Mapping Luxembourg” allows you to compare the historical and current plans of the City of Luxembourg
  • Visit the museum in 3D, to visit the permanent or temporary exhibitions of the museum without leaving your chair!

The museum also offers regular guided family tours on specific themes, as well as the opportunity to celebrate your child’s birthday at the museum with friends.

Tue.-Sun., 10 am-6 pm
Thu., 10 am-8 pm

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