Come and discover the worlds’ largest collection of old teddy bears, as well as beautiful dolls, toy shops, doll’s houses both old and new, constructed true to the scale of 1:12.
At the Barfüsserplatz in the heart of Basle, 6000 artistically arranged objects are displayed on four floors of the museum, totalling 1000m2 (ca. 11000 sq.ft.). The exhibits date back to the beginning of the nineteenth century and reflect the styles of the day. A in a small doll’s house, there are many objects to be admired throughout the museum. When you enter, you step into the fascinating world of teddy bears, dolls, toy shops, doll’s houses and recent miniatures built to the scale of 1:12. The unique concept for the display of this exhibition enables old and new exhibits to tell their tales.
The Doll’s House Museum is the largest of its kind in Europe. It houses the world’s largest collection of over 2500 old teddy bears – teddys, which are already of a ripe old age, the oldest ones dating back to 1904.