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Puppet Theater Museum and Theater

Puppet Theater Museum and Theater
Puppet Theatre Museum and Theater

Theater puppets take center stage in this museum in Lübeck's old town. The collection, which is drawn from three centuries and covers an area of 600m², includes hand puppets, marionettes, rod puppets, shadow puppets and ventriloquist's dummies. It also showcases numerous other puppets from Europe, Asia and Africa. Posters, leaflets, entrance tickets, trading licences of established families of players, complete stages, scenery, props, tools – everything and anything to do with the enchanting world of puppet theater is on display here. The museum is also home to an extensive collection of organs, musical instruments and street ballad display panels. Next door is the Lübeck Marionette Theater with a program that rotates on a daily basis.

Hours: November - March: Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. April - October: Monday - Sunday: 11 am - 6pm.

[ Source: http://www.luebeck-tourism.de/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=49&Itemid=104 ]

Related: http://www.figurentheater-luebeck.de
Address: Kolk 20-22, 23552 Lübeck
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