Nutcracker Museum

Bavarian Leavenworth, Washington

MUSEUM SPECIAL PIECES...
EARLY ENGLISH YEW

This nutcracker was carved in England and is dated 1669. It was carved of Yew wood and measures only 4.5 inches. It has intricate carvings including a swan, monkey, fox, bearded man, and other animals and birds gracing the handles. The name of George Bannister is carved into the top, and the ends of the handles are adorned with faces.

 

 

 


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Federal ID #91-2143303

A Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization

 

Contact Us

735 Front Street
P.O. Box 2212
Leavenworth, WA 98826

(509) 548-4573

MUSEUM HOURS
Open 7 Days a Week
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Nutcracker Museum Mission Statement:

"To foster and encourage the interest of the general public of the importance of nuts in the diets of humans throughout history and in the evolution of the nutcracker. No other tool or collectible has shown such a wide diversity of material and design as the implements used to crack the hard shell of a nut"

Museum Admission:

Adults  - $5.00  (Ages 17 - 64yrs)
Seniors - $3.50  (Age 65yrs +)
Youth   - $2.00  (Ages 6 - 16yrs)
Child    - FREE   (Ages 0 - 5yrs)
Military & Families - FREE