Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum, Rothenburg

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Learn about the history of Christmas and the traditions that take place all over the world in Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum. This festive museum specializes in old Christmas decorations from Germany and also explores different Christmas customs, such as gift giving, around the world. Admire decorations, cards, lights, and nativity sets. The Erzgebirge wooden pyramids collection includes some that are 1.8 m (6 ft) tall. To visit Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum on your holiday in Rothenburg, and find out what else Rothenburg has to offer, use our Rothenburg tourist route planner.
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  • Museum does not have much only the entrance, it is a very big things of Christmas shop, but if it's worth coming
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  • When we remember that the tradition of dressing the tree in BN come from Germany, we stop surprising popularity of this Museum even in the summer. In the building of the Museum is also a two-storey shop with all the necessary accessories to adorn trees and houses. If someone is not a fan of Christmas and history, just watch the same store.
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  • Though the museum did go through the history of Christmas decorations, it was quite limited and disappointing. Many of the items appeared to have been donated by one family. It felt like a come on to ...  read more »
  • We enjoyed our visit, as the museum explains the evolution of the celebration of Christmas, especially of the Christmas tree and its ornaments. It has several trees decorated with beautiful handmade decorations dating back 100 years or more. Also a large variety of traditional handmade ornaments, many from private collections on loan to the museum.It is not boring if you are interested in the Christmas tradition. ****
  • If you love Xmas you will enjoy this place. You can buy Christmas decorations all year long
  • If you love Christmas this is the perfect place to visit, even if you just shop. It has a great museum on the history of Christmas celebrations and the town just feels a bit like Christmas all year round, doesn't it? :)
  • Overload of Christmas items. Very pretty even to just browse. Prices are high, but lots of multi lingual staff on hand who are eager to help. Gets flooded with tour boat bus loads.
  • A all-year-around Christmas shop! All kinds of Christmas decorations. There is also a Christmas museum.
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