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Hummel Factory

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Address: | Rödental (north of Coburg), Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 9563 92303
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Tours are offered of the factory where Hummels, famous porcelain...

Tours are offered of the factory where Hummels, famous porcelain statuettes, are made.

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A must see if you collect Hummels

If you at all enjoy collecting Hummels, it is definitely worth the time and effort to visit the Hummel Factory. The ladies tending the museum and shop were some of the most... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Even if you are not a fan of Hummel figurines you can still appreciate this little Museum/Factory/Store. Factory Tours are only once a week on Tuesdays and you get to see how the figurines are hand made. Store and Museum are open 10am till 5 on weekdays, 10-1 on Saturday. closed on Sundays. The Goebel Factory outlet is right across... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you at all enjoy collecting Hummels, it is definitely worth the time and effort to visit the Hummel Factory. The ladies tending the museum and shop were some of the most friendly and accommodating people we met on our trip to Germany.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have been collecting Hummel figurines for almost 50 years so it was an exciting experience to tour the factory in Coburg about 20 years ago. You are able to walk through the entire factory, watch the artist painting the separate pieces before they are assembled and fired. At the end of the tour you enter the museum where all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

My sister wanted to visit the factory. I never understood the lure of Hummel’s or why they cost so much. Now I know! The tour is well worth the 5€ fee. It was an eye-opening experience. Most factory tours are pre-designed with ropes as you walk through just a portion of the factory. This tour was different. We walked through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

I am impressed by the extensive collection ofhummel porcelain figurines at the factory at rodental. The figurines are arranged in different scenarios such as winter landscape scene etc.great place to spend 1-2hrs !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2003

My trip to Europe in August of 2002 took me to France, Switzerland and Germany but the highlight of the trip was going through the Goebel factory. Ulrich Tendera, Manster Painter was our guide who showed us the different steps it takes to create one hummel and how many individual parts each took. I saw shelves of Hummels that hadn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2003

The factory tour was wonderful. I was there on Saint Nicholas Day in December 2002.It was festive and beautifully decorated. The factory personel are very warm and welcoming. The displays of every hummel imaginable was great. Also we had a demonstration of molding a hummel figurine in clay. A wonderful,don't miss time for any true Hummel Collector.Also, a fun gift... More 

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