Germany Bayern Rothenburg ob der Tauber

German Christmas Museum

A museum dedicated to the history and traditions of Christmas, featuring festive decorations, ornaments, and artifacts from various eras.

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Lucky for us, Käthe Wohlfahrt doesn’t stop there. It also houses the world’s only Christmas village museum. Come here to learn about the history of Christmas and how the Christmas tree came into popularity. They even have decorations that are around 100 years old. This cheerily lit sparkly museum will bring you a newfound appreciation for the holiday season and its history. If you can’t visit during the annual Rothenburg christmas market, this should be your first stop when in town.

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German Christmas Museum Articles

  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Germany’s Magic Christmas Town

    Some cities celebrate Christmas, others really celebrate Christmas, and then there’s Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Located in Bavaria, Germany, this small town oozes holiday spirit. Each holiday season, the well-preserved medieval town is packed full of cozy half-timbered homes, the bustling Rothenburg Christmas Market (one of the best Christmas markets in Germany), twinkly lights, and a […]