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Deutsches Verpackungs Museum

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Interesting if you speak German

The museum was very close to our Hotel, and the outside displays caught our eyes. I was a bit taken... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
ValeDeOro
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Barcelona, Spain
A museum with a theme for more potential

This museum is centrally located in the beginning of the pedestrian street (from Bismarckplatz) and... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2017
Salla L
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Oct 28, 2017
“Interesting if you speak German”
Mar 1, 2017
“A museum with a theme for more potential”
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Hauptstr. 22, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

The museum was very close to our Hotel, and the outside displays caught our eyes. I was a bit taken aback by the 5 EUR donation to enter the place, but it was freezing cold outside and we wanted a place to warm up a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

This museum is centrally located in the beginning of the pedestrian street (from Bismarckplatz) and provides with a historical development of the packaging industry, mainly in the German context. It is a relatively small collection of of packages, but has definitely potential to become something...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Salla L
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is a small but wonderful museum. Worth going in and meeting Mr. Hammond. The museum also is a great spot for events i.e. small weddings etc.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

We planned to spend an hour at this museum as we are interested in marketing and thought this would be right up our alley. How wrong we were - we spent about 15 minutes looking at the exhibits. The museum was empty and as we...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank leloi1234
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum a must go place if you're in town . Small collection but it shows a lot of history in packaging design and the evolution of packaging.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Interesting cool displays. Quite a small museum and out of the way. If nearby, worth a visit. 5 euro per adult, 3 euro for student.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 21, 2015

This museum draws some people in because of its quirkiness. It doesn't seem to be much more than one person's personal collection of boxes and tins from the last 100 years or so. It's 2 rooms, with 2 levels each with a series of boxes...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Jamey W
Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a small, but well-cared-for museum. The displays are mostly of packages. I had hoped to see more packaging equipment. The largest downside for me was that I do not speak German. ALL of the explanations on the displays are in German -- which...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank BarryAZ
Reviewed May 21, 2013

This is a relatively new museum about German packaging, mainly from the last hundred years or so. It's relatively small, but the entrance fee is low, and the museum is a fun, quirky activity for anyone who needs to duck out of the rain or...More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank cheesqueen
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