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


The museum can only be visited by prior arrangement.
I'm alone and I'm not always at home.

Special opening times: International Museum Day - Whit Sunday May 19, 2024

11 a.m. - 5 p.m

Free guided tours:
11:30 a.m. + 12:30 p.m. + 1:30 p.m. + 2:30 p.m. + 3:30 p.m. + 4:30 p.m

Special entry €2.50

Admission flat rate for up to 10 people (1-10 people): € 25.00
Inclusive special tour in dutch(duration approx. 45-60 min)

Groups of 11 people or more per person: € 2.50

We offer a short introduction to the history of the thimble in German. It provides entertaining and deep insights from the time of the Neanderthals to today.

History introduction: € 10.00

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



Flat rate entry for up to 10 people: € 25

Groups of 11 people or more per person: € 2.50

Historical introduction for groups: € 10.00

Museum brochure

Museum brochure
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