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Margarete Steiff Museum

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Address: Margarete-Steiff-Str. 1, 89537 Giengen an der Brenz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 180 5 131101
10:00 - 18:00
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Cute museum

This is a cute little museum. The tour starts with info on the founder. Then you go on an adventure looking for some lost bears - This leads you through different areas where you... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little museum. The tour starts with info on the founder. Then you go on an adventure looking for some lost bears - This leads you through different areas where you can see all the steiff animals arranged. It's pretty cool even for adults. Then you can view a display with more history of the compsny. Plenty... More 

Thank haftrack
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

It was a wet and windy day when our coach driver suggested visiting here and all 32 of us (no children) age range 17 to 80 had a fantastic time the way the museum is organised is fun and entertaining!! To see pensioners sliding down the snake slide was a joy in itself !! The cafe wasn't over priced and... More 

Thank Susan H
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Museum was recommended by our local friends, we were a bit dubious as we didn't have children in our party but we were so glad we went. It is a fabulous display of all types of bears and stuffed toys and tells the story of the founder and her family and how cuddly toys and comforters have become part... More 

Thank Josie49
London, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

On entering the museum building their is a display of Steiff toys - not just teddy bears - many of which are moving. We started this visit by having lunch at the restaurant which was average at best. We then paid to visit the museum. The tour starts with a brief history of Steiff and was a little hokey but,... More 

Thank phebert
Zagreb, Croatia
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Town is known for its teddy bears. It is a museum placed next to factory and birth house of Margarete Steiff, founder of the factory. Museum displays all sorts of stuffed animals they made, from the odlest to modern. They arranged many kinds of natural environment where animals live (like north pole) and set design for stories and fairy tales... More 

Thank zmajana
Torquay, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

As Grandparents of 3 young grandchildren this had to be a must. We were so full of delight. What a wonderful place to go. The exhibitions are all so amazing, staff very helpful, layout perfect for all ages, to see the workshop was just so very special. Can spend as much time looking as you wish no rushing at all.... More 

Thank BlackCountryTrouble
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The museum is situated side by side with the factory. On entering the building you are charmed by a display of large bears and a collage of bears performing a variety of tasks. Taking a tour of the museum is a great interactional experience. There are lots of photo opportunities on the tour and the shop has a complete steiff... More 

Thank alanw00dy
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

a real highlight. my children's eyes were filled with delight all the way through this museum. Cant recommend it highly enough. shop is expensive.

Thank halpink
Island of Malta, Malta
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

A must see, our daughter loved did so did I. the tour was in English I was very pleased. We have a lot of pictures. So many soft toys some huge. we stayed there for about two hours.

Thank kelskikki
Reykjavik, Iceland
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This museum was the last thing on our list before heading towards Frankfurt for our departure. We were a little stressed leaving the house in Bachhagel that we almost forgot to stop there! Iam so glad we remembered it before being on the Autobahn. It has the story in many languages. First you go through a little story that has... More 

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