The Living Museum of Gingerbread

The Living Museum of Gingerbread, Torun: Hours, Address, The Living Museum of Gingerbread Reviews: 4.5/5

The Living Museum of Gingerbread

The Living Museum of Gingerbread
4.5
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
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
The Living Museum of Gingerbreads in Torun is the first so interactive museum in Europe. It has existed since 2006 and it is located at 9 Rabianska street, in the middle of the city center. It all takes place in the Medieval Bakery under the watchful eyes of Gingerbread Master. Visitors prepare dough by themselves and bake their own gingerbreads. Another floor is a manufacturing room from the early 20th century where we teach how to decorate gingerbreads with an icing. We welcome all those who want to learn about the tradition of baking gingerbreads in Torun and its medieval culture. All of this happens in a fantastic atmosphere with a great deal of humor. The visit in our Museum is fun and joy for everyone, no matter what age you are. We welcome visitors daily 10am – 6pm. The last show starts at 5 pm. The show translated in English starts at 2 pm.
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agata
Wroclaw, Poland1 contribution
A must visit
Aug 2021 • Friends
The Best tourist attraction I have ever experianced. It’s interactive, engaging and fun for people of all ages. Guides/actors are charismatic, always cheerful and helpful. Couldn’t recommend it more, whoever you are.
Written August 23, 2021
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annampolonia
Warsaw, Poland6 contributions
Workshop-
Jul 2021
Workshop for families only one piece of gingerbread allowed per person, even if there is enough pie for more, they throw it away, - it is a pity of waste. Gingerbread not for eating ; -( disappointing ;
Written August 2, 2021
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Kinga R
10 contributions
Nice museum, disappointed workshops
Jun 2021 • Couples
I enjoyed the museum part a lot - spacious, lots of artifacts, plenty to see. The workshop part was quite disappointing though. Quite short, not much information - just roll the dough, make a form and leave. There could be some longer lecture or maybe painting the cookies as well? Also tour guides should better communicate in English. Sometimes it felt they purposely avoid eye contact with the foreigners and spoke in Polish knowing they are confused.
Written June 21, 2021
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John
2 contributions
great place
May 2020
One of the best monuments JPII in the world. Very funny place to everyone. You can learn about baking of the gingerbread
Written October 2, 2020
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ShanklyGates
Huyton, UK79 contributions
A Lot Of Fun
Sep 2020 • Friends
Quirky and fun and something a little different. We absolutely loved it. A little audience participation is required at the start during the demonstration which is a nice little ice breaker.
Written September 15, 2020
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Astrid
27 contributions
Take the gingerbread as a souvenir
Sep 2020 • Couples
We booked the English tour at 2 PM as per the website mentions. Despite the precaution it felt like the Polish people were given more attention. Besides this situation, the staff was very engaging, had a good attitude and some pretty neat punchlines. It's recommended to go with kids older than 5 since explanations can be lengthy and kids can be agitated.
Regarding CoVid situation, the place is hygienic and the staff do take the necessary precautions , however social distancing is not respected.
Written September 14, 2020
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barrystuart2017
Bedford, UK20 contributions
Learn how Gingerbread is/was made
Aug 2020
Very interesting museum that takes you through the history of gingerbread making in Torun, before having a chance to make your own in a group cooking session! (Polish/English spoken). Lots of fun!
Written September 2, 2020
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Paul T
Munich, Germany456 contributions
A lively museum
Aug 2020 • Friends
A lively museum. Theatrical presentation. Baking of gingerbread for all. A nice experience, especially for family with children.
Written August 29, 2020
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Maelicordia
Lodz, Poland406 contributions
Family relax and education
Aug 2020 • Couples
A really fun place to learn about gingerbread made in Toruń in an active way. The tour consists of an interactive theatrical performance and workshops on making your own gingerbread. I recommend this especially to families with children.
Written August 13, 2020
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Izzy K
5 contributions
Excellent
Aug 2020 • Solo
Great experience really quite informative as well as hands on getting to make and design your own gingerbread and take it home with you as a souvenir/decoration!
Written August 8, 2020
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  • Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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