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German museum of tin figures

German museum of tin figures
Tin Figure from the Museum in Kulmbach

Founded in 1929, the museum has over 300,000 single figures and is the world's largest collection of tin figures. The visitor experience scenes from everyday life in the Stone Age, participates in ancient hunts, meet the Romans and the Germans, knights and mercenaries. 5 floors can be explored in a graphic way the past to the present in miniature.

Hours: April - October: daily from 9am - 6pm. November - March daily from 10am - 6pm.

Admission: Adults 4 €, Concessions 3 €.

[ Source: http://www.kulmbach.de ]

Address: Festungsberg 26, 95326 Kulmbach
Tags: Kulmbach, Tin soldiers, pewter figures, museum


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"What happened to the tin soldier museum at Potterbrunn Castle in Austria please?" (posted 02/09/2015)

Hello from Upper Franconia, yes so we have here on the Plassenburg in Kulmbach a very interesting museum tin. Below is the website and good information on it. ------------- Http: //www.landschaftsmuseum.de/Seiten/Museen/Zinn-Mus.htm---------------- - -----------www.plassenburg.de/---------------- ------------- www.plassenburg. de / en / the-museums / German-Zinnfigurenmuseum ---------- I also have a page on the web found on the castle in Austria, in addition I can personally say anything, is already ne corner from us ... but one can translate the website ... ------------- http: //www.pottenbrunn.at/history.php----------- --------- I've found also that the tin museum was closed comfortable there. I hope it was a little help;-) Best regards from the Franconian Forest G.Marie Krenz
Answer provided by Gertrud Marie Krenz on 02/09/2015
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk4_K3ZNob8 German Figurine Museum Plassenburg www.kulmbach.de Among the two links you can find more details about the wonderful museum informieren.Auch Kulmbach is the secret capital of beer and they will find a brewery museum. Greetings from Kulmbach Carola Schmidt
Answer provided by Carola Schmidt on 02/09/2015
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Furthermore, I can not say anything, is not known to us! We know that there is a Zinnfigurenmuseeum in D-95326 Kulmbach. It is housed in the Plassenburg in Kulmbach, opposite is the Rehberg where follow our new house "Sabine" befindet.Bilder. yours sincerely, Fam Goller
Answer provided by Hermann Goller on 02/09/2015
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Kulmbach is the capital of the district of Kulmbach in Bavaria in Germany. The City is famous for the Plassenburg Castle, which contains the largest pewter-figure museum of the world (Tin soldier) and its famous sausages.

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