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Better than visiting the Schloss

We visited both the Schloss and Museum. The lead pencil museum is self guided with enough... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colin D
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Glen Waverley, Australia
Back to the old days of making pencils

The museum is in the old factory. Great to step back in time. You get a good impression of how... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2015
Peter L
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Soest, The Netherlands
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“Better than visiting the Schloss”
25 Jul 2016
“Fascinating view of the past”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited both the Schloss and Museum. The lead pencil museum is self guided with enough explanations in English that I understood the historic process of pencil making. The museum shows the ingredients as well as having examples of all the machines used in the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was a really interesting tour, although we had an English speaking guide which made p for the fact that all the signs and posters were in German. Seeing the amount of work that went into making a humble pencil in the early days was...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

The museum is in the old factory. Great to step back in time. You get a good impression of how pencils are made. A lot of the old interior is saved. Worth to visit. Parking is free within walking distance.

Thank Peter L
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