Brunnen railway station, on the Gotthard railway, is served by hourly InterRegio trains, and by lines S2 of the Stadtbahn Zug, which operates hourly between Zug, Arth-Goldau and Erstfeld, and S3 of the S-Bahn Luzern, which operates hourly to Lucerne.
In 1947, the Swiss League for the Protection of Nature organised an international conference on the protection of nature in Brunnen. It resulted in the freation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 1948.
- Ugo Rondinone, a Swiss artist, was born in Brunnen
- Maria Theresia Scherer, nun of the convent Ingenbohl died in Brunnen
- Othmar Schoeck, a Swiss composer was born in Brunnen
- (French) "Les 10 succès de Pro Natura" (page visited on 26 July 2016).