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Address: Bahnhofstrasse 62, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 044 225 78 78
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Franz Carl Weber is Zürich's biggest toy store, on the Bahnhofstrasse.

Franz Carl Weber is Zürich's biggest toy store, on the Bahnhofstrasse.

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If you have kids, go!

It's one of the best toy stores I have ever been to! My daughter, who is seven, had a blast in this toy store. They have an extensive science experiment section which she loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Antoinette B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's one of the best toy stores I have ever been to! My daughter, who is seven, had a blast in this toy store. They have an extensive science experiment section which she loved! Although everything is in German, you'll figure it out. It's the most complete range of toys I have seen, with a lot of outdoor toys. They... More 

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Thank Antoinette B
North Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

If you're in Zurich on a family trip and you have a few kids(I'm still one at 47) stop by Franz Carl Weber toy store. They even have a slide to take down a level. Hahaha It's in the middle of the most expensive street with top name brand stores. Gives the little ones a break from Prada Rolex and... More 

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Thank MartyVon
singapore
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

children are free to try their hands on some of the toys on display, for eg the racing car and the table soccer. the range of toys are wide and the staff responded briskly. there is a slide for the children from the 2nd level to the ground level, and it was fun. this is the oldest toy shop in... More 

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Thank beyondFOOD
Chicago
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Our 7 year old daughter loved this store and we did as well. It is packed with three floors of lovely, lovely toys. From Bruder trucks to Calico Corners and books galore, it is by far one of the most beautiful and exciting toy stores our family has ever explored. Wish we had more space in our suitcases to carry... More 

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1 Thank chicago4321
Zurich, Switzerland
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118 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I came with my daughter and our 7-year old was working her way from the top floor of Franz Carl Weber (FCW) down to the cellar level - a great experience where she was able to test various known as well as new toys. At the end we bought some toys and received great service.

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3 Thank FrankGeisler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I had a terrible experienced in the Zurich store in sprig 2015. I came from the US and went to to buy my baby a little auto toy for her first birthday. I took the first one I found nice and put my baby on it to see how it was. I was told I could not put my baby... More 

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5 Thank Jamesinzurich
Atlanta
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236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Located on the famous Bahnhofstrasse, this amazing toy store will remind you of FAO Schwarz in New York, who they once owned. Found that out at the Toy Museum. Franz Carl Weber has a storied history as toy maker and retailer. The store is packed with wonderful toys for kids of every age. There must have been 5 or 6... More 

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3 Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Chengdu, China
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Amazing toy store with lots of history. Has everything including public washrooms. Was able to pick up Christmas gifts for my grandkids that are exlusive to only a few areas in the world. Great stop.

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Thank Beatrice E
Newport Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

A really wonderful old-world toy store with a slide for children going from the ground floor to the basement. Really a must-see for any child visiting Zurich. Along with Pastorini toy store, Zurich is a fabulous toy paradise.

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5 Thank kingsroadgal
South Barrington, Illinois
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

We ran into this store while strolling on the shopping mile in Zurich. Kids were thrilled(so were we). This is a great store for out of towners to browse toys and crafty items that may not available elsewhere. Also, restroom available which is rare to find.

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