German Christmas Museum, Rothenburg

4.0
#2 of 7 in Museums in Rothenburg
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 name is misleading, this place is a Christmas store. It is really beautiful but it is not a museum. If you want to visit a museum about Christmas, this is not the place. But if you want to buy....  more »
  • This museum is truly amazing for those who love Christmas and want to know more about its meaning. You can see various old decorations and their history, how they emerged, what they mean and how...  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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