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Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch

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Good museum don't miss the film

We arrived early and first watched the film about the history of Villeroy & Boch which was narrated... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
GaryW123
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Sheffield
Porcelain museum

Set in the old factory overlooking the river the museum is well worth the €4.50 entrance fee... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
travelmom194649
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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Old Abbey Discovery Centre Visit the Villeroy&Boch Discovery Centre: With its scenic landscapes and diverse cultural and culinary offerings, the great Germany-France-Luxembourg border triangle is well worth a visit. A special attraction on the "Saar...more
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We arrived early and first watched the film about the history of Villeroy & Boch which was narrated by the great Peter Ustinov, the film gives an excellent introduction and improves the appreciation of the rest of the museum. The exhibits are interesting and well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your visit GaryW123. There are so many interesting things to discover at our museum and the film with Sir Peter Ustinov (21 min.) is always a good part to begin with Best regards Your visitor service

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Set in the old factory overlooking the river the museum is well worth the €4.50 entrance fee. Stunning items, both old and new and the information is given in German, English and French. There is also an outlet store but I didn't have time to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your visit travelmom194649! There is even more to discover at Villeroy & Boch's headquarter in Mettlach! Visitors have the chance to savour a diverse selection of culinary pleasures in a historic atmosphere surrounded by beautiful countryside. Formerly the residence of the von...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

A very interesting location, an old business with a solid history which has survived to thrive in the modern period. Worth a detour from the motorway.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your visit Charles F! Pioneering spirit has always been one of Villeroy & Boch' s strengths. The innovations of the past have made the company what it is today. And the innovations of today and tomorrow will ensure that Villeroy&Boch continues to...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

We enjoyed the museum of Villeroy and Boch. Even my husband who didn't really want to see dinnerware found it very interesting. And it isn't just dinnerware. Villeroy & Boch has much more to it than cups and plates. The video was very informative and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your visit lost_in_itasca. In the Keravision with the Museum of Ceramics more than two and a half centuries of company history including significant epochs of world history merge into atmospheric and contemporary images. The variety of wonderful colors, forms and décors can...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Its V&B. Cant be bad at all. They have managed to preserve the scent of history in every single detail. Worth visiting for sure!!!More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank your for your visit Danilo011! Since last years minor changes of our exhibition you can still feel the scent of history inside the Old Abbey. Also worth seeing are the historic buildings and works of art around the Old Abbey. Best regards Your visitor...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

Very interesting and intelligent content! You can have a lot of information about the history of V&B and take a look on really special and rare items. If you are interested in Villeroy&Boch company culture and porcelain as well, I strongly reccomend you to spend...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank your for your visit DmitryStPetersburg! Since last years minor changes our guests spend much more time at our Discovery Center to learn more about 270 years of company history. In the Keravision with the Museum of Ceramics more than two and a half centuries...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

A nice place to visit (but not with too young children :) ) as besides an interesting 20 minute movie they have a large display of different types of porcelain.

Date of experience: November 2017
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AndreasVB1748, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Prinsenhof, thank you for your visit. For children (4 years and older) we offer painting of Villeroy & Boch plates and cups! That is fun for the whole family. See you soon in Mettlach.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Museum located here is more than a value at any price. My Great Grandmother was gien a stein for her wedding gift. It was made here and the staff was very kind and took the time to research the stein and the painter. That...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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AndreasVB1748, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Patrick B! Thank your for your nice comments. Our staff is always helpful in research of the history of precious personal Villeroy & Boch items.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

What is really worthwhile is the film - in English this is narrated by none other than Peter Ustinov! What a joy! It was so interesting. The museum with its porcelain displays and history of the family's involvement in porcelain manufacture was very interesting and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your great rating about your visit at the Villeroy & Boch visitor centre. The film with Sir Peter Ustinov is really a great joy as it tells a lot about more than 260 years of Villeroy & Boch history in a very...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Even if you are not really interested in porcelain, this is well worth a visit as it shows modern design & techniques and a fascinating history of a family business. Most of the displays are in several languages and the factory production videos in German...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Peter V, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Erlebniszentrum Villeroy&Boch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank your for your visit! I am glad that you had an interesting time at our Discovery Center. In 2017 we made some minor changes to improve showcasing Villeroy & Boch´s history. All our displays are in three languages. We offer also guided tours in...More

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