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Margarete Steiff Museum

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Address: Margarete-Steiff-Platz 1, 89537 Giengen an der Brenz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 180 5 131101
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Teddy bear town

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

A must see. Kids will be enthralled at the stories at the start of the museum and its is really well done. There are lots of interactive toys for kids to play on and loads to keep them entertained. Also look out for the factory outlet just outside the museum - not that well advertised bUt much cheaper than the... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

What a place to visit with a child, the guided audio tour (in English) was very interesting and we had a ball taking photos with our daughter on soo many soft toys some of which were several meters high!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Wonderful historical museum dedicated to the Worlds oldest Teddy Bear makers. Terrific for little kids. Maybe not a place for adults, unless you are a big kid at heart or you are passionate about Teddy Bears. Well worth a visit for families with small children or soft toy history buffs....

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

My mum has always wanted to see this museum, so I booked tickets and we came all the way from Australia. She was overcome by the experience and spent hours looking at all the displays. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

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