German Museum of Books and Writing, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

June 25th, 2013

A small and excellent museum is hosted by the German National Library, in the south of Leipzig. The German Book and Writing Museum presented in a modern way the history of letters, hand writing and book printing. It is worth visiting for families with children, particularly for them in primary school age. (more…)

Universum Bremen, Bremen, Deutschland

June 18th, 2013

The absolute hit of our children, this museum: Universum Bremen. Even from the outside it impresses with its whale mouth, the glassy passage and an interactive garden. (more…)

Hiking to Prora, Ruegen Island, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

May 2nd, 2013

Sorry, this entry is only available in Deutsch.

The German Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany

January 8th, 2013

The human being. So simple and so complicated. The German Hygiene Museum at Dresden is dedicated to the human body in all its facets. (more…)

Sächsischer Familien-Pass (family pass)

January 8th, 2013

All residential families of  Saxony within 3 or more children can obtain the “Sächsischer Familien-Pass” (family pass). This pass allows them to visit all state museums of Saxony for free. The pass is available at your Citizen office. You need to show the “Kindergeldbescheid” only. For more information are available at http://www.familie.sachsen.de/7455.html. (more…)

Grassi the Museum fuer Voelkerkunde zu Leipzig

January 8th, 2013

A walk through the cultures of the continents is possible for you and your children in the Grassi Museum of Ethnology in Leipzig. The museum is centrally located, only a 10 minute walk from Leipzig main station. (more…)

terra mineralia, museum, Freiberg, Saxony

January 8th, 2013

The enthusiasm for gemstones especially one of our children shares with the exhibitors at the terra mineralia, the mineral exhibition in the castle Freudenstein in Freiberg, Saxony. 3500 stones are exhibited in three floors. Gemstones of all sizes and colours are beautifully presented. (more…)

Local Heritage Museum Schöna, Saxony, Germany

September 4th, 2012

Right in the centre of the village Schöna in a small garden a little house invites you: the Local Heritage Museum Schöna. The façade of the half-timbered house shines in white and brown colours. Colourful viola bloom are at the windowsills and a bench is waiting for weary hikers. (more…)

Schloss Pillnitz, Saxony, Germany

July 10th, 2012

In the south of the City of Dresden, located between the River Elbe and vineyards, the most wealthy citizens of Saxony built mansions and small castles in the 14th Century . The present garden and castle of Schloss Pillnitz goes back to the famous Kurfürst August der Starke (August the Strong). (more…)

Museum Technische Sammlungen Dresden, Saxony, Germany

June 19th, 2012

A journey through the history of technology of the last 150 years is provided by the Technical Sammlungen Dresden. But the museum is not only dedicated to the history. With a unique testing ground the museum organizers will motivate the curiosity of our future inventors and scientists. (more…)