German Christmas Museum, Rothenburg

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Learn about the history of Christmas and the traditions that take place all over the world in German Christmas Museum. 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. Work out when and for how long to visit German Christmas Museum and other Rothenburg attractions using our handy Rothenburg road trip planning tool .
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  • The Museum is part of a Christmas store so you need to go past a lot of merchandise before you reach it. There is a small charge to get into the museum but it is worth the fee. We were there when it....  more »
  • Me and my wife went for one day in Rothenburg ob der Tauber to see the Christmas Market. From Nuremberg is very easy to reach the town even you'll change twice the train. If you have time don't...  more »
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  • On behalf of my wife and kids who love this place I have been here quite often as the bag man. It is quite a spectacular place for the best Christmas decorations I have seen. The museum is nice also but the main attraction is the shopping.
  • I love all things Christmas, so this was the perfect place for my first visit!
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