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German Christmas Museum (Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum)

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Address: Herrngasse 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 9861 409365
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Christmas museum

For a collector of Christmas Decorations this museum was a pleasure to visit. The explanations were in German and English. Great displays of Decorations of various ages.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 17, 2016
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This places is incredible. the museum and shop makes anyone feel like a child. This should be on a bucket list

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do you know everything about X-Mas? If not, please come here to learn everything about the tradition of X-Mas tree decorations, to find out the difference between Santa and Father Frost. Take money with you as in the same building you will find large fairy selection of X-Mas tree decorations. This place will definitly bring back you childhood memories!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A self guided tour with English signage. Some of the collections are privately owned. Lot of history and interesting to see the evolution of how Christmas was celebrate then in comparison to today.

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Oberammergau, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok we were there a week before Christmas but in all honesty its another of the chain shops with a museum added to one section.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of disappointment. Definitely i would not pay next time 4 euro for several small rooms with old Christmas decoration. The shop where museum located is much more impressive.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attached to a lovely store full of Christmas decor. The history of Christmas was very interesting and all explanations were in English and German. Amazing displays. Walking through the store was so interesting and so beautifully decorated!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

For a collector of Christmas Decorations this museum was a pleasure to visit. The explanations were in German and English. Great displays of Decorations of various ages.

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Lewiston, Idaho
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Museum loacated in Kathy Wohlfart store. It was ok, nothing to impressive not a must see, but if you have time you might want to see it

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This store has a great selection of Christmas items in numerous displays located on several floors. It is fun to take your time and allow yourself to be a kid again. I would caution you to shop and compare if you have time. But also, be aware that the same owner owns several other Christmas stores nearby. We saved a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

This museum is inside a gigantic Christmas store. There was a nice history about the evolution of celebrating Christmas and what came to be Santa Claus. Nice antiques, e.g., ornaments, trees, toys, etc. If you have an hour to spare and there's nothing else you want to do, then this is a nice way to kill time.

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