The thimble museum in Creglingen



The thimble museum is located 1 km out of Creglingen, opposite the „Herrgottskirche“ with its famous „Riemenschneideraltar“, in the “Lieblichen Taubertal“ between Bad Mergentheim and Rothenburg ob der Tauber – at the “Romantic Road.

Thimbles and sewing tools from all continents, from antiquity to modern times are shown in an expressive way. From simple thimble for daily use to valuable decoration thimbles in manifold forms and different materials, for the viewer an own world is created.

Opening hours for the museum


1. April - 31.October
Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00am - 12.30am + 2.00pm - 5.00pm

1. November – 31.March
Tuesday to Sunday: 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm

closed: 24./25./31.Dec. + 7.Jan. – 28.Feb.

For groups it is also possible to come outside the opening hours by appointment.
For groups we offer a little introduction in German about the history of thimbles which gives a deep insight from the time of the Neanderthals up to today. Please announce!

Attention: The museum is temporarily closed until June 15th due to official orders.

The museum will be closed from 01.01.2021

Telefon: +49(0)7933-370, Fax: +49(0)7933-443,



Adults:  € 2,50 
Groups of 10 people, each person: € 2,00 
cildren up to 15 years: € 1,00
Students: € 2,00

Family: € 6,00 (parents with their own children under 15 years)

Museum brochure

Museum brochure
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