The Museum of Theatre Puppets will be closed for two years while the buildings will be renovated. The buildings, some of which date to the 16th century need to be restored, and the 35 year old exhibition will be updated. The work is scheduled to begin in January 2018.
Puppets, shadows and magic!
Experience the full glamour of puppet theatre at the Museum of Theatre Puppets. Over 1,000 world-class historical and modern theatre puppets and artefacts from Africa, Asia and Europe frolic in five venerable Lübeck merchant houses. Meet curios and old acquaintances, stages and barrel organs, shadow plays and - was that not a movie star who just darted past?
Discover rarities, gift ideas and specialist literature in our museum shop. Relax in our café after a guided tour or on a rainy day. Child-friendly and with delicious specialty coffees.
Visit our museum and be fascinated by the world of puppet theatre! Click here for information on our collection.