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How German Toymakers Captured the Hearts of Americans: 200 Years of German Toys

How German Toymakers Captured the Hearts of Americans: 200 Years of German Toys DecemberDec 01 2018 11:00 - MarchMar 28 2019 17:00 America/New_York

For many centuries Germany has long been recognized as one of the world’s great toy producers, and the German-American Heritage Museum is honoring this cultural legacy with a special exhibit beginning this upcoming holiday season: from December 1, 2018 until March 28th , 2019 the GAHM will be displaying German toys from the 19th , 20th , and 21st centuries. Featuring artifacts such as German-manufactured porcelain dolls, original Heyde toy soldiers, Steiff teddy bears, and more, this exhibit explores the impressive history of German toy-making and showcases toys of all varieties, to suit every visitor! A special play area allows visitors to experience German games and toys hands-on.

Admission: $20 / families (max. 2 adults, max. 3 children); $10 / adults; $7 / members, seniors, & students (with ID); $5 / children aged 4 and up

Museum Hours:

Tuesday – Friday from 11 am – 5 pm
Select Saturdays from 11 am – 4 pm

Saturdays in December: December 1, December 8, December 15

Saturdays in January: January 12, January 26

Saturdays in February: February 9, February 23

Saturdays in March: March 9, March 23 (final weekend date before exhibit closes!)

For information, tickets, or groups contact the German-American Heritage Foundation at [email protected] or (202) 467-5000.

Location: 719 6th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

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