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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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Nice little museum

This museum is small but has a nice collection of old decorations. It only cost a couple euros to get in. We went right at opening so not many other people were there. The signage... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the museum did go through the history of Christmas decorations, it was quite limited and disappointing. Many of the items appeared to have been donated by one family. It felt like a come on to actually visit the shop, which was amazing! That was worth the visit!

Thank Karen K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is small but has a nice collection of old decorations. It only cost a couple euros to get in. We went right at opening so not many other people were there. The signage is all in English as well as German. It was a nice start to the day.

Thank GinnyShoe
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is awesome. It has some of the Christmas items from long ago next to modern ones. Totally enjoyed it and the Christmas shops.

Thank charlie1sg
Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nicely displayed merchandise, quality Christmas decorations, great service from the staff. You feel like you fell into Christmas here. Everywhere you look.

Thank Dan H
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is huge. The number and quality of decorations and toys is outstanding. Prices are also "outstanding"... Unfortunately, I was not able to visit their museum.

Thank Sergei S
Fairmont, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

WOW! This is never-ending Christmas! Fantastic! Just like visiting Santa's workshop outlet for Christmas decorations and supplies. Words don't do justice to the magic of this place; both for the gift shop and for the history of Christmas celebration/traditions in different countries over the years. There is a fee to visit the museum, but the shop admittance is free. They... More 

Thank LBWiles
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The museum is in the shop and you have to pay to go round it (the shop is free) , it's very interesting and show's you the history of decorations etc the shop is magical we went in on a very hot August day BUT still felt festive well worth a visit

1 Thank DENISE W
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Christmas Museum has the same entrance as the Christmas Shop, do not take one for the other. In the Museum (6€ entrance fee) they explain us how the Christmas celebrations as we known them began, and how Christmas ornaments evolved. It's very interesting, and there are some amazing collections of old ornaments. When you leave the Museum you go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I usually write a lot on my reviews...not for this one. I simply felt like a child in there. The entrance is small and guarded by a german trademark ... an oversized Nutcracker. The interior well it like the Santa's factory. Pretty big and everywhere you look there are Christmas decorations and wooden toys. I must say that it's not... More 

Thank Andrei C
Queens, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

The Christmas museum is beautiful. The exhibits depicting the history of Christmas decorating were done very well. After visiting the museum the Christmas shopping in this store is incredible.

Thank CNGGoTravel

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