Nuremberg has been well known for its toys for more than 600 years. Its tradition goes back to medieval doll makers and ranges forward through outstanding makers of pewter figurines and the numerous tin toy makers of the industrial era, all the way to today’s International Toy Fair, the world's most important trade show of its kind.
With an abundance of extraordinary exhibits from antiquity to the present, Nuremberg's world famous Toy Museum presents the "world in miniature" in 1,400 square meters of space, featuring dolls, shops, tin figures and tin toys, wooden toys and a large model train set (Track S), as well as more recent toys, such as Lego, Barbie, Playmobil, and ...
The Nuremberg Toy Museum (also known as Lydia Bayer Museum) in Nuremberg, Bavaria, is a municipal museum, which was founded in 1971. It is considered to be one of the most well known toy museums in the world, depicting the cultural history of toys from antiquity to the present.
Toy Museum is open for your visit. Please find all information regarding your visit, mask and COVID-certification requirements here Information about your visit New entrence fees from September 1, 2023! Day tickets For an extra 3.00 EUR, you can also use your entrance ticket as a day ticket.
Special hours for holidays in 2023. 3 October (Day of German Unity) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 1 November (All Saints' Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 24 December (Christmas Eve) closed. 25 December (Christmas Day) closed.
The Nuremberg Toy Museum traces its origins to the collecting passion of Lydia Bayer (née Bauer, 1897 – 1961) and her husband Paul (1896 – 1982). Lydia Bayer began assembling her collection in the 1920s, when almost no one thought toys were of any cultural or historical value.
Information Toy Museum Karlstraße 13 - 15 90403 Nürnberg +49 (0)911 2313164 +49 (0)911 2312710 firstname.lastname@example.org Webseite Audio files Download (2 MB) Opening hours Tue - Fri: 10 am - 5 pm Sat and Sun: 10 am - 6 pm During the Christkindlesmarkt also Mon: 10 am - 5 pm Prices
Discover Nuremberg Toy Museum in Nuremberg, Germany: This historic toy museum brings a little whimsy to a city not usually remembered for such things. Trips Take your next trip with Atlas...
Nuremberg, the toy town: as early as the Middle Ages, toys were manufactured here and sold to many countries. Today, Nuremberg is the venue of the International Toy Fair. On four floors, the Toy Museum presents the cultural history of toys from antiquity to modern times. Audioguide: Toy Museum (MP3, 3.6 MB)
Doll houses, toy trains, steam engines, cardboard theaters – the Toy Museum houses unsuspected treasures from Nuremberg and other German toy-making regions. Come recall the toys you dreamed about as a child. Our tour leaves you room to make your own discoveries, and shows how toys reflect changes in society and new inventions in technology.