You ought to go out of your way to find this slightly hidden museum in one of the narrow Old Town alleys near St. Petri ... More
Theater Figuren Museum
You ought to go out of your way to find this slightly hidden museum in one of the narrow Old Town alleys near St. Petri church and the Holstentor. Theater Figuren Museum has one of the world's largest and most impressive collections of puppets and puppet theatre equipment within its walls. The exhibition is spread over three historic buildings and displays artistically hand-made marionettes, glove puppets, props, stages, posters and shadow theatre figures which date from the 18th and 19th centuries. Barrel organs are also on display here. The more than 1000 exhibits have been collected from all over the world. In addition to European pieces, there are African and Asian puppets as well. There is a shop and cafeteria as well.
Quandt's Wakenitz shipping company invites you to take part in a special experience and advertises the round trip as a
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The sorely tried synagogue next to the St. Annen Museum was opened as a domed building in 1880. It was
partially destroyed during the National Socialist program against the Jews in November 1938. After that, it was literally "stepped ...
By the mid 1950s, the suburb of Brandenbaum had grown extensively. Yet the nearest church was too small and too
far away, so a new parish was created, though it had no church of its own in the beginning. ...
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