Margarete Steiff founded the Steiff Toy Company in 1880, and Margarete Steiff Museum pays homage to her greatest legacy: plush toys. Steiff was known to build all the toy animal prototypes herself. She insisted that the toys be made of natural, safe materials, and her company motto was "Only the best is good enough for children." The company continues to make toys by hand using natural materials for the fur and eyes. You can distinguish a Steiff toy by the button sewn into the animal's ear. Make Margarete Steiff Museum a centerpiece of your Giengen an der Brenz vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Giengen an der Brenz trip planning tool.
Margarete Steiff Museum reviews
Visited in corona time, so not everything was open. Had a great time with 2 adults and 1 child of 5. Really cute animals of all sorts, especially the story that starts the museum is nice and cute... more »
Went out of my way to call in here with a pocket full of money to buy my Granddaughter aged 2 some clothes and shoe/boot factory outlet bargains. I can honestly say I can get a better choice and... more »
An interesting and fun museum for kids and adults. The presentation is offered in many languages. My 2 year old was a little scared of the moving parts and sounds in the presentation, but enjoyed being able to climb on all of the large stuffed animals, and explore the world of Steiff. Prices for museum are reasonable, but Steiff products are very expensive. Café in museum is reasonably priced and the food is okay.
It was well worth it. It wasn't just a museum but an experience. My 16 month old loved it so much. Songs, adventure and moving Steiff animals in search of the teddy bears of the world. And when it's over you get to see all the large animals and sit on many life size ones to take pictures, including and elephant! We'll definitely be going back.
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