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German Christmas Museum (Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum)

Herrngasse 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 409365
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Best in Europe

If it is a European Christmas shop you seek, especially with a German emphasis, this is the best... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alan W
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Sacramento, California, United States
Amazing!

I've never seen anything so Christmassy....in March! From the moment you step inside you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peteliz4492
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Herrngasse 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 9861 409365
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"christmas museum"
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"store downstairs"
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"gift shop"
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"beautiful shop"
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"interesting history"
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"year round"
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"kathe wohlfahrt"
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"trees"
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"tradition"
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"ornaments"
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"items"
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"santas"
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Reviewed yesterday

If it is a European Christmas shop you seek, especially with a German emphasis, this is the best. Repeat - THE BEST. Huge, mind-boggling inventory, majestic and massive stein collection, rare Christmas items of everything size and kind. And they will ship to anywhere in...More

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never seen anything so Christmassy....in March! From the moment you step inside you are engulfed in a magical world. The only minor negative was how very expensive everything was. but you are not forced into buying anything.

Thank peteliz4492
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Kathe Wohlfarht is an experience in itself, but it’s worth a couple of Euros to go upstairs into the Christmas Museum to see the history of Christmas traditions. Photos not allowed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has many Christmas decorations with over hundreds years of history. Very interesting to walk and it’s only EUR 4 for an adult entry.

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The German Christmas Museum is next door to Hotel Eisenhut and across the street from the Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas Shop. It is really just an extension of Käthe Wohlfahrt's. There is a shop on the first floor of the Museum. The museum houses a collection...More

Thank HobbitBrandybuck
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing display of christmas past and present .Vast selection of trees and decorations Well worth a visit.

Thank david s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my family vacationed in Bavaria, I made sure that we stopped in Rothenburg to go to this museum, as I love all things Christmas. My sons and husband graciously accompanied me through this museum and they ended up enjoying it, too. From the very...More

Thank hnmrocks
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Great museum telling the history of Christmas, with some amazing displays of old decorations. Easy to walk around with English descriptions. Beautiful shop to look through before or after.

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We paid to visit the museum attached to the shop and were glad we did. There were ornaments, trees, and Christmas traditions displayed from many countries throughout the generations. Very cool.

Thank Chryscenthia
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I loved visiting this Museum. I thought it was a very informative & interesting history of Christmas & everything associated with it. I was quite cheap to enter & not very busy. Only tiny downside was having to exit through the main shop which was...More

Thank Emily O
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Marlaflood
13 November 2017|
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Response from RHF1 | Reviewed this property |
We paid the €4 as it was summertime and the city was busy. The museum was quiet though and we enjoyed seeing all the old decorations. It was enjoyable.
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msd107
9 February 2015|
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Response from RonnieM5 |
Details from their website - Museum is open every day from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. from 1 April to 23 December. Special opening hours apply on the following days: All Saints’ Day, 1 November 2016 Midday to 5.00... More
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