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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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Very good one of the most interesting attraction in Rothenburg

Nice museum, with a lot of interesting things displayed that make you understand the evolution of Christmas traditions. Unfortunately when we visited it, it was partially closed.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice museum, with a lot of interesting things displayed that make you understand the evolution of Christmas traditions. Unfortunately when we visited it, it was partially closed.

Thank Marco M
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many santas, holiday lights, and ornaments to see! There is a "free" portion and a "for pay" area. Always crowded. If you don't just LOVE Christmas, and are obsessed with all things Christmas, you could do just the free part. This is a great place to get a trinket to bring home from Rothenburg, since it is known for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

So amazing. Even though we arrived already dark since it was winter, I was so happy to see the Christmas village museum. I saw the wonderful world of Christmas in different themes. I visited this place in my bucket list

Thank Cecille Q
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The shop has any decoration you could want from Germany for Christmas. The displays can only be seen to believed.

Thank cdhcch
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The museum portion is small but nicely done, depicting the history of Christmas through exhibits. The attached Christmas shop is bigger, offering a large variety of Christmas fare and decorations.

Thank nw2travel
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

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

Thank Dragos L
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 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!

Thank Katya C
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

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.

Thank Traveling19-51
Oberammergau, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

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.

Thank Draftbear
Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 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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