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Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

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Address: Steinenvorstadt 1 | Steineck-Stiftung, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)61 225 95 95
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Description: Special interest museum features a historic variety of play objects...
Special interest museum features a historic variety of play objects including dolls, dollhouses, Teddy bears, carrousels and miniatures from all over the world.
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What a treat to see so many stuffed bears, tin toys and astounding miniatures. The museum was mostly empty and we could take our time looking at the exhibits. There is so much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What a treat to see so many stuffed bears, tin toys and astounding miniatures. The museum was mostly empty and we could take our time looking at the exhibits. There is so much to see it becomes overwhelming. It is worth the visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

what fun, lots and lots of teddy bears, carousels, dolls houses games and toys. A bonus was the pictorial history of the Rheine. Only CHF7 for so much pleasure.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Being a keen bear lover, we especially visited Basel to visit this lovely place. It is a wonderful museum with so many toys. I loved the computer where you could look up all the bear makers and read the whole history about their bears. A must see in Basel

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The place is amazing , 4 floorsceach one need at least day to check it veryv well my advice to start from 4th floor until the first one l

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is a great museum, showing a lot of old children toys, well presented. Additionally they special exhibitions as well like the shoe exhibition which I saw. It was fantastic to see the development of the shoe from its beginning to nowadays

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March, Cambs, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

lovely museum over 4 floors. Lifts available if you are not good with stairs. Free entry with Basel card. Wonderful collection of teddies and dolls houses and shops.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Yes it is a toy museum, but there is much more as there is always some additional exhibition. Last month I managed to catch the shoe exhibition and this month all paintings from years ago of the River Rhine. The toys are special, from dolls houses to teddy bears and fairgrounds to dolls. There is something to remind everyone of... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

weekends in Switzerland are difficult. So much closes. This is only open a few hours of a Saturday by the looks of it and you need to squeeze into a small lift to get to it. hard to find by stairs. I'm sure I would be fascinated if I was a toy collector.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Loved it!So much to see and fun things to do. Was very crowded on the Night of the Museums though..obviously.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Interesting, but not exceptional. The first contact is not really positive (no bag, no camera, no water, etc) no matter if we are with kids. No explanation on what we will see where. Dolls and teddy bears are interesting but again, no explanations provided, or at least, we didn't see the book providing some explanation until we reached the last... More 

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Additional Information about Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

Address: Address: Steinenvorstadt 1 | Steineck-Stiftung, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)61 225 95 95
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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