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Spielzeugmuseum Riehen

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A lovely place to visit with or without children

First of all one has to say that the house, called the Wettstein house, in which the museum is set... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Delightful museum

This wonderful museum was a fantastic way to spend a few hours we loved it. The history of toys was... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
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2 days ago
“A lovely place to visit with or without children”
16 May 2016
“Delightful museum”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all one has to say that the house, called the Wettstein house, in which the museum is set, is just beautiful. The exhibition of tin toys spurred some old memories of our childhood. You can try your hand at old skittle games and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This wonderful museum was a fantastic way to spend a few hours we loved it. The history of toys was highly enjoyable and informative. There were hands on sections which were well received. There was a local village history and a viniculture area which both...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

When it's rainy outside, it's a very nice place to go with a young children. There is an activity room in the Museum, where the children can draw, puzzle, play...The only problem for us were the stairs - not so convenient, and there is no...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Was always curious about toy museum. Museum in Basel its something incredible! Huge exposition of different toys, teddies, dolls and umbrellas. There are amazing pieces of art in collection. Great place to visit with the kids! They'll enjoy it! Watching the toys taking you back...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Speilzeugmuseum has a lot of old interesting toys, but overall is a place that children will enjoy more. Although I was somehow intrigued by the details in some of those doll houses. The building is nice - they still have the old heating terracotta...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

The lady at the entry desk was friendly and helpful. Was otherwise a disappointing visit. Most of the exhibits were very old and therefore of no interest to my children (under 10) but also of not much interest to me either. The old and musty...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

SInce you probably will go to Riehen to visit the nearby "Fondation Beyeler", please take your time to visit this small but nice toy musueum. Kids as well as adults will be fascinated by the historical toys presented there. Only comments: they displayed in the...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

This is a combination of 3 museums: Speilzeugmuseum, Dorf- und Rebbaummuseum. The last two (what I was interested in) had only one room each. Most of rooms are related to toys and games, thus I would recommend this museum for tourists with kids. The web...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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