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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
Isabella L
Great Carvings, Bad Radar Tickets

We were in Seiffen in September and loved the toys BUT we got a traffic ticket from one of their... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2017
michael r
Hartsburg, Missouri
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Hauptstr. 73, 09548 Seiffen, Saxony, Germany
+49 37362 8239
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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

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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

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

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

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.

Thank Leslie K
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

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

1  Thank Ildiko I
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

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.

1  Thank rubbertgator
Reviewed May 29, 2015

The history of wood toys/decorations comes to life in this beautiful museum. If your looking to buy something for your home, you should see this museum first to get a real feel for the history and variety that is available in the area. We found...More

1  Thank mtnpkepic
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