The Krippenwelt in Switzerland’s Stein amRhein is a very special place. Showcasing a diverse collection of nativity scenes, this museum is truly something else.
What started as the private collection of
the Hartl family inMunich, has turned into
a professional museum set in a historical
house run by Monika Amrein and Alfred
Hartl. The Krippenwelt, which means
‘world of nativity scenes’, displays around
500 nativity scenes from over 100 countries.
It is not only the materials that vary,
from wood and bast fibre, to stone and
glass, but also the individual cultural interpretations.