Tin Figure Museum

In the beautiful historical building of „Lohmühle“ (early 16th century) – set in romantic Klapperhagen – you will find the Goslar-Museum of tin-figures. The museum was founded by a group of sponsors in 1985. Experts and connoisseurs of the scene call it the most beautiful museum of its kind in Germany.

Main subject of interest is the representation of the 1000 years of history of mining as well as the historical events of the region in general. The tin-figures are use as means of demonstration of these events and situations. Through presentation of historical information in the form of diorama (it´s a scene), that depict fragments of characteristic situations, the visitor gets the chance to approach the cultural-historical facts and situations on a “personal” level. On two floors the presentation shows about 100 diorama and more than 10.000 hand painted tin-figures.

Besides the possibility of looking at the tin-figures our museum offers the opportunity to get inside information about the practical part of making the figures at our workshop. Offering the opportunity to make as well as paint a figure by yourself is part of the main concept of the museum. Also for the collector of tin-figures there is a wide range of tin-figures for sale which are partly produced in our own workshop.

We are looking forward to your visit!

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Opening hours:

Daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays

Admission for individuals (including Goslar Museum):
Adults: EUR 6.00
Children and young people: EUR 3.50

For groups of 10 persons or more (including Goslar Museum):
Adults: EUR 5.00
Children and young people: EUR 3.00

Family card for both museums: EUR 12.50


Klapperhagen 1, 38640 Goslar
Phone 0049 (0) 5321-25889, Fax 0049 (0) 5321-339788