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a must see!

We made the mistake of NOT visiting this museum our first trip...but went on our second visit to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Urbandale, Iowa
Beautiful collection of crafts

We visited this museum while stopping through Seiffen. It is definitely a must see while in Seiffen... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
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Hauptstr. 73, 09548 Seiffen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made the mistake of NOT visiting this museum our first trip...but went on our second visit to Seiffen...absolutely fascinating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DougIowa
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We visited this museum while stopping through Seiffen. It is definitely a must see while in Seiffen - especially if you are a fan of the wooden toys and Christmas decorations. I would highly recommend you watch the film about the history of toy making...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

We were in Seiffen in September and loved the toys BUT we got a traffic ticket from one of their mysterious roadside cameras ?? and we are still trying to settle with the police. They apparently don't speak English and we have tried all this...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank michael r
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The museum beautifully exhibits and explains the history of the wood carving trade of toys and Christmas decorations, in the Erzgebirge area, going back decades. It was fascinating to visit and I highly recommend a stop here if you are in the area. Only problem...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank surya77
Reviewed July 8, 2016

If you are already a fan of the region's wooden crafts and toys, then this is a must. The museum has some of the finest examples and shows the historic development of the region and the crafts. If you are not, what are you doing...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Techkraut
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Fun museum to visit no matter your age. A good break from the shopping! So many fun old toys to see, and fun to see how the wooden animals are made. Fun things to buy there and great bathrooms.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 858lesliek
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Seiffen is tucked away in the former EDR area. It is home to people who craft beautiful items from wood . This museum is a celebration of those toys as well as wooden toys from other areas of Germany. My son and grandsons were fascinated...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank mgal444
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Seiffen is extremely beautiful especially at Christmas time. Like a true treasure in the Erzgebirge. All houses are hosting shops where you can buy all those hand-made toys, you can listen to all the related legends, get to know the background of play toy making...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank ildikoi
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Originally this kind of arts craft was different at any place where there were silver or other mines. The families got a additional income (which they needed absolutely to survive). This museum gives a great overview over the items which were produced and still are....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank pore
Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is a great little regional museum, featuring hand carved wooden toys. Lots to see here, great for children.

Date of experience: May 2015
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