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Porzellanikon - Bavarian State Museum for Porcelain

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Great place to learn more about making of porcelain

The Porzellanikon museum, housed in an old porcelain factory building, is a great way to learn and... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
adjongenelis
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Porzellanikon at Selb – learn about porcelain production and design

What a wonderful surprise. We find a great tradition of porcelain production and design, when... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Petra P
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Basel, Switzerland
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17 Jul 2018
“Great place to learn more about making of porcelain”
25 Jun 2018
“Porzellanikon at Selb – learn about porcelain production and design”
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Porzellanikon Selb is located in a former Rosenthal factory which closed down in 1969. With its imposing chimneys and its ensemble of buildings huddled together like a castle complex, the site has very much the feel of a well-fortified labyrinth...more
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Werner-Schuerer-Platz 1, 95100 Selb, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

The Porzellanikon museum, housed in an old porcelain factory building, is a great way to learn and appreciate the art of porcelain making. Do not miss out the demonstrations (only in German unfortunately) where you really get much more insights into the process and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

What a wonderful surprise. We find a great tradition of porcelain production and design, when visiting a friend of ours in Schönwald in Oberfranken. Nearby at Selb in the Porzellanikon, we learn more about it. In the Porzellanikon of Selb, we follow the production of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This museum is really amazing. They offer guided tours in different languages. We've been there with 8 kids, aged 6-12. All of us were amused, inspired, touched and educated by the guide and the place. One can experience the old days porcelain process and learn...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We quite enjoyed the Rundgang through the Porcelain production frm the body mill to the steam engine and steam boiler, learned about modeling, turning slip casting glazing and firing

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 April 2012

I also feel I need to write about Selb. It is a small village along Germany’s Porcelain Road that has factory outlets from many of Germany’s best porcelain manufacturers like Hutschenreuther, Rosenthal and Villeroy and Bosch. They are housed in two large, multi-level old manufacturing...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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