We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum fur Sachsische Volkskunst mit Puppentheatersammlung

Koepckestr. 1 | Jagerhof, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 49142000
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Back to chilldhood

Toys from childhood. Objects from fairy-tails. I didn't plan to visit this small museum. But... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Dilenciya
,
Wroclaw, Poland
It hosts a Wonderful World!

We went to see this museum, because it was on our way and we had the Dresden Museums Card, which... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
LauraDucu
,
Voluntari, Romania
Read all 28 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good46%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Aug 2016
“Back to chilldhood”
2 Aug 2016
“It hosts a Wonderful World!”
LOCATION
Koepckestr. 1 | Jagerhof, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
CONTACT
Website
+49 351 49142000
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Dresden
from USD 198.90
More Info
from USD 14.90
More Info
from USD 186.50
More Info
from USD 60.90
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (28)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Toys from childhood. Objects from fairy-tails. I didn't plan to visit this small museum. But occasionally visited it and was very glad. Especially for girls - the collection of wonderful dolls. Really nice feeling to come back to own childhood - some memories, impressions. Really...More

Thank Dilenciya
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We went to see this museum, because it was on our way and we had the Dresden Museums Card, which gave us free access to it. After we visited it, I must say that I would have bought a ticket anytime, no matter if it...More

Thank LauraDucu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This Museum has interesting examples of furniture, household items and clothing. Additionally there are fascinating examples of wooden carved goods, originally hobby items, but later commercially produced. Also there is a collection of toys and puppets - some of which can be tried.

Thank Failsafe659
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This museum is known for its massive, impressive puppet collection ("Puppentheatersammlung"), but currently only one small room of puppets is available for public viewing. The rest are in storage. Huge disappointment for us. We were told by museum staff that a new museum is being...More

1  Thank Mary D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We had an unexpectedly wonderful experience at this museum which holds two delightful collections: folk art and puppets. It was great fun to be able to actually play with some of the puppets, and we very much enjoyed the span of puppets and puppet theaters...More

1  Thank PerkinsNYC
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 June 2014

I love folk art museums and seek them out where ever I go. This is easily one of the best I have ever been to...a magnificent display of wooden painted furniture, antique textiles and costumes, ceramics and wrought iron, furnished rooms. There is the most...More

Thank tubbyconqueror
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 August 2013

If you love antiques, folk art, dolls, puppets, hand painted furniture and costumes, then this is your museum. Fantastic collection- including an amazing mechanical doll theater depiction of the life of Jesus, and a huge collection of hand-carved and painted marionettes spanning over 150 years...More

1  Thank Trepidation1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 October 2012

On the Neustadt side of the Elbe, a twenty minutes walk from the Zwinger, this three floor museum displays a great collection of works, including rustic handcrafted furniture, costumes, historic toys, Xmas paraphernalia, woodcarvings, metal forged items, miniatures, and much more. Unfortunately, the famous puppet...More

2  Thank SALMD
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 November 2011

After viewing the Old Masters at the Zwinger we took a break and went to the Neustadt. While there we happened upon the Saxon Folk Art Museum that also includes a collection of toys and puppets. While relatively inexpensive, this museuim was included in our...More

Thank Asta365
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 118 hotels in Dresden
Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski
1,457 reviews
.07 km away
Ibis Budget Dresden City
1,686 reviews
.21 km away
Hyperion Hotel Dresden am Schloss
2,600 reviews
.22 km away
Motel One Dresden am Zwinger
458 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Karl May Bar
237 reviews
.11 km away
Alte Meister
379 reviews
.17 km away
Cafe Schinkelwache
272 reviews
.15 km away
Curry 24
170 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
1,523 reviews
.09 km away
Green Vault
1,987 reviews
.17 km away
Zwinger
3,718 reviews
.13 km away
Semper Opera House (Semperoper)
1,483 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum fur Sachsische Volkskunst mit Puppentheatersammlung staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit