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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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Fascinating for Doll lovers

Wife is a doll lover and we have been to the museum a number of times. About 4 stories packed full of exhibits. A very nice selection of old Steiff and other teddy bears, a wide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Lompoc, California
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

you really have to love teddy bears to appreciate this place. They often have great window displays but the interior was quite disappointing. There are a few animated displays but even children can only take so many teddy bears before getting bored. I would have appreciated more interactivity for child visitors. It seems to be designed more for adults than... More 

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Lompoc, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Wife is a doll lover and we have been to the museum a number of times. About 4 stories packed full of exhibits. A very nice selection of old Steiff and other teddy bears, a wide selection of early tin toys, and a very large selection of antique dolls. Also includes an excellent assortment of period doll houses and Gottshalk... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This museum is rather odd, with its impressive collection of teddy bears and doll houses, one either loves it at first sight, or not. I appreciate the attention to details and amount of work into presenting and keeping all of the bears and dolls, but my young children have not been impressed. They liked it very much to play with... More 

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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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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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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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Additional Information about Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

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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