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Nutcracker Museum

Opens in 2 min: 1:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 AM
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An amazing collection!

Don't miss out! Definitely worth the $5 admission. So many nutcrackers from different parts of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
We stayed longer than expected!

We, of course, had to participate in the nutcracker scavenger hunt. This was a fabulous prompter to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Walla Walla, Washington
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Displaying over 7000 nutcrackers, the Nutcracker Museum is a unique experience for visitors. People have come from all over the world specifically to view this unique collection. You’ll find nutcrackers from Roman times to modern day and nutting...more
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735 Front St, Leavenworth, WA 98826-1396
+1 509-548-4573
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss out! Definitely worth the $5 admission. So many nutcrackers from different parts of the world and different time periods.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jazzrod0702
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit if you're into nutcrackers. If you're not so into it, it may go on a wee bit too long. They have everything from beautiful artsy nutcrackers to fairly common ones. There's a lot of history of nutcrackers, and good examples from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Biztraveller301
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, of course, had to participate in the nutcracker scavenger hunt. This was a fabulous prompter to really LOOK at all the different nutcrackers. The 11-yr-old approved. My partner enjoyed the video, but I was too busy hunting to watch it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jaykayjaykay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many different types of nutcrackers, from so many different eras. For the size of the museum, it’s really comprehensive. Can spend a lot of time looking at what must be thousands of them. Also a nice variety of ones for sale. A very pleasant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 386danielh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first as we walked through we thought it was just a small museum but it seemed to never end! So many nutcrackers! The history of them was amazing! The owner herself was there to answer questions too! There is a nutcracker hunt for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Heatherdjared
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This museum is upstairs and is open in the afternoons. It is very complete and the museum cases were so clean it didn't look like they had glass in them. The displays were a little crowded, but there are plans to expand the museum next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mrs_D_Jensen
Reviewed December 11, 2018

very informative and child friendly, I love the Husband and wife's history and the passion they have, fun little nutcracker hunt as well, great for kids and fun to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michala W
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

My sister in law has a small collection of nutcrackers, so we thought it would be fun to drop in and see the collection, and take a few pictures to send back home, and maybe pick up a Christmas gift. The collection was enormous! From...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jimf645
Reviewed November 29, 2018

This museum houses so many nutcrackers, you could spend hours there just looking at all of them. There is a short video explaning how nutcrackers are made. Kids can win a prize for finding many different nutcrackers (of course moms and dads can help!). They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking to take a break from the touristy hustle and bustle that is Leavenworth, stop in here. They offer senior, student and military discounts. It’s a great place for families with kids because they have age level treasure hunts. We tried the hardest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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December 16, 2016|
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Response from debswebs2 | Property representative |
Adults $5.00 Seniors 65+ are $3.50 Youth 6-16 are $2.00 Children FREE Active Military FREE
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Wendy B
Olympia, Washington
What to do while waiting for the tree lighting? (1 Replies)
Is there anything special that we shouldn't miss while waiting on the tree lighting? We will arrive at 10, so will have a little over 6 hours to fill before the actual lighting (2 adults, 2 kids)- besides the parade, some sledding in the park, & lunch, dinner. My husband would never enter into crowded shops, but the Nutcracker museum sounds interesting. Any advice for non-crowded activities during the biggest crowds of the year?- ha!
December 13, 2014|
Response fromtraveler11223|
If you are there on a Saturday or Sunday, consider attending Leavenworth Summer Theater's 1 pm performance of "It's a Wonderful Life". Tickets online at their website.