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German Christmas Museum (Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum)

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Address: Herrngasse 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 49 09861-409365
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It is Christmas time in August

We visited this shop while staying overnight in Rothenburg. We were there in August and thought this was a very nice place to see. The shop was very clean and orderly and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
Rostock, Germany
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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are somewhere near the museum - don't miss the chance to visit it. I bought amazing toys for all my family (were quite expensive though) and spent there a wonderful time. I've been there not on Xmas, but there Xmas is in the air for the whole year through.

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Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place last Christmas and it was superb. Only problem is you are not supposed to take photographs when inside. There is something for everyone in here, you can pay one euro to ten thousand euro's for some of the items. It really is a feast for the eyes and boy would I have loved it when I was... More 

Thank 1Pompey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The German Christmas Museum located on the upper level of the Kathe Wollfahrt Christmas shop. We visiited the Museum on our short Rothenburg ob der Tauber. I got to get myself in one to not cry just by seeing the beautiful christmas decoration on the entrance of the shop and then later on the museum. Its like my children dreams... More 

Thank Fira266
Sycamore, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It should be no surprise to folks that Kaethe Wollfahrt is actual headquartered in Rothenburg. A family owned business which is highly successful and profitable. Hence, they have created a Christmas Museum inside their one store and it is really nicely done. They have really made this a special place. You actually go into the museum which is by far... More 

Thank Belikinbeer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please go!!! This shop/museum was truly magical!! I am a 50 year old man and I was nearly brought to tears by the decorations and spirit they imparted! I wasn't expecting much but I was totally wrong! Prices are reasonable for the quality provided and the staff was super helpful! GO!!

Thank Kevin I
Rostock, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We visited this shop while staying overnight in Rothenburg. We were there in August and thought this was a very nice place to see. The shop was very clean and orderly and the friendly staff were able to provide assistance to us for locating an item or two. I enjoyed seeing the old Christmas items as well as the current... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I was really disappointed in the small, hot upstairs "museum". Not particularly interesting, in fact, only the old tree stands stood out as interesting. Certainly not worth the money and we were followed like thieves through it. It is in Christmas commercial retail central and items for sale in the store held more interest. But plan on taking out a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The information is dual English/ German Its in the Kahe Wolfaert shop which is in itself worth a visit!

Thank Aligern
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We were literally the only people in the museum which is small but has a lot of neat old ornaments and other Christmas memorabilia. It doesn't take long to go through and was a nice respite from the crazy Christmas shop/maze inside Kathe Wolfhart.

Thank SueMpa
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The museum was ok. Not as interesting as I expected but still glad we did it. The store itself is more entertaining.

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