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Nutcracker Museum, Leavenworth

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The Leavenworth Nutcracker museum shows over 6,000 nutcrackers dating back to Roman Times. It is amazing to see the diversity of materials and designs used to create a tool to open the hard shell of a nut. Open each day from 2 to 5 p.m. from May thru October, and Saturday and Sunday from November thru April. A handicapped lift is available. Special tours can be arranged.
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  • Over 7,000 nutcrackers from around the world reside in the Nutcracker Museum. And if you are luck enough to visit more than once, keep your eye out for one of a kind buys in the gift shop. They have.....  more »
  • This should not be missed. Start with a short video (soon to be updated) and learn how Arlene and her husband George traveled the world seeking out unique nutcrackers. We could not finish our...  more »
  • This place is amazing! The collection they have is super impressive. Prices are very reasonable and the staff is friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable. They even have scavenger hunts for the kids. Highly recommended!
  • Nutcrackers.. I thought-what the heck. Really? Then we went in. Holy cow. About 7,000 nutcrackers. All arranged. All sorts. Start with the 19 minute movie. See how they are made and see how the museum came to be. They have 'em from the REALLY olden times, hundreds of years ago, to the modern ones. Metal, wood, ivory. From every country, every civilization. It's amazing. Russians. Germans, Americans. Hitler, Washington, Hillary, Jimmy Carter.. There's a gift shop, and I found one I hope will like it. Try it. You may enjoy it.

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