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Museum fur Sachsische Volkskunst mit Puppentheatersammlung

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Small and cute

It's only 5 euros. The second floor was the best. The security guard was keen to show us how to get... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Back to chilldhood

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

Reviewed August 27, 2016
Wroclaw, Poland
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4 weeks ago
“Small and cute”
27 Aug 2016
“Back to chilldhood”
Koepckestr. 1 | Jagerhof, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 49142000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's only 5 euros. The second floor was the best. The security guard was keen to show us how to get the displays to light up and play .

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Reviewed August 27, 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

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Reviewed August 2, 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
Reviewed July 24, 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
Reviewed October 13, 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
Reviewed September 29, 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
Reviewed June 5, 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
Reviewed August 1, 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
Reviewed October 27, 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
Reviewed November 17, 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

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