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Original Vienna Snowglobe factory

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with a friends

It is a very small place, it is not easy to find.   They explained to us that the crystal balls... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Lima, Peru
A must if snow globes have any appeal at all to you

This is tucked away in a very anonymous-looking suburb at the end of the 42 tram route. Don't... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
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  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
30 Oct 2018
“with a friends”
10 Sep 2018
“Give this one a miss”
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Schumanngasse 87, Vienna 1170, Austria
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

It is a very small place, it is not easy to find.   They explained to us that the crystal balls were born with them. They are very nice. There is the possibility of buying and the owners are willing to change the models of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank mussol52
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Having contacted the people in advance they told us there was no tour but the museum was open and there were employees present to tell us about the snow globes. When we arrived the door was shut, we pressed the bell and somebody buzzed us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gk-lommel
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Grab a taxi and wander over to buy a snowglobe. Located in a neighborhood setting, it is more of a mom-and-pop type of business rather than a "factory". It was clean and welcoming with a cozy showroom. The people were so pleasant. This was a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dg2014jg
Reviewed 29 May 2018

If you want to see real local handicraft , actually ARTWORK, go there. I bought 32 little snow globes (with a little St.Stephen Cathedral in it ) for a re-uninon event for 32 colleagues from 12 European countries. And I need them on short notice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank KPM112013
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This is hard to find but it’s very cute. The museum wasn’t open when we went, as it was Christmas, but the shop was quite amazing, and the lady was polite and friendly. Would recommend, although maybe not for small children as the snow globes...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank brianleah
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is tucked away in a very anonymous-looking suburb at the end of the 42 tram route. Don't expect to see gnarled craftsmen at work, although the factory is close by and packing/office work is visible. There are a few tools of the trade and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ortrud
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing customer service and super cute to visit, globe prices start at 7eur but all handmade on site.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

I am a snow globe collector with several hundred in my collection. I have wanted to see the museum for many years and in November I booked a special Christmas Market break to Vienna. The first evening I came across a Edwin Perzy stall in...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank bettybamalam
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We visies the museum on Monday around 10:10 AM. The museum is rather small but has some interesting displays. I LOVE snow globes so I am happy that I was able to visit the museum.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank KimBux
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to do something unique and different. This place is literally a hole in the wall, or a locked up shop that you will miss if you don't watch Google maps carefully. I didnt know if I was in the right place, but...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Feldmen
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has its own street market, Kutschkermarkt, where you
can best feel its pulse. One of Währing’s loveliest
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