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Interesting sculpture that you can manipulate. The joints have knuckles, making them easy to move... read more

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Galaxy T
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Sudbury, Canada
Flexible Doll Fountain

While in Aachen the famous Doll Fountain (Puppenbrunnen) (1975) by the Aachen sculptor Boniface... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Bob K
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed today

Interesting sculpture that you can manipulate. The joints have knuckles, making them easy to move. Impressive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Galaxy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the figurines on the fountain are all movable like puppets this is really an "interactive fountain" in the beautiful old town of Aachen.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 3 November 2018

While in Aachen the famous Doll Fountain (Puppenbrunnen) (1975) by the Aachen sculptor Boniface Stirnberg was shrouded. Each figure has a meaning and have movable joints, but we didn't get to experience it. Allow for ~15 minute for your visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Unfortunately, this was still boxed up when we came to visit with no apparent indication of when it would be on display again. Hopefully it won’t be too long as it looks like it would be a very interesting thing to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Located in Centrum, this s is a lovely sculpture. It is worthwhile a quick visit but a trip here just for this, is not recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GregNS68
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Just boxed off no clue as to when it will be viewable again. Rathaus also closed as we're a few others.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob R
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is just a fun visit and the kids will love it as they can adjust the dolls. Keep the kids and adults entertained on your quest for the next excitement in Aachen

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Freda232015
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Good to see for both adults and children. You probably won't miss it if you ramble in the centre. It seems to be currently closed (behind a wooden partition) though.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank snapographi
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This statue highlights Aachen's historic origins in puppet manufacture. I always show it to visitors if we're near by. I like the fact that it's interactive so you can adjust the puppets into different shapes and which way they're facing etc.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kaxtlin
Reviewed 5 March 2018

many children stop and play with and around this bronze statue located in one of the lane ways around the Dom

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 652mariusr
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