Neuhausen, Saxony



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Coordinates: 50°40′10″N 13°28′0″E / 50.66944°N 13.46667°E / 50.66944; 13.46667Coordinates: 50°40′10″N 13°28′0″E / 50.66944°N 13.46667°E / 50.66944; 13.46667
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Mittelsachsen
  Mayor Peter Haustein
  Total 48.03 km2 (18.54 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 2,678
  Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09544
Dialling codes 037361, 037327
Vehicle registration FG

Neuhausen is a municipality in the district of Mittelsachsen, in Saxony, Germany. Neuhausen hosts the first nutcracker museum in Europe, which houses more than 5,000 examples, the largest collection of nutcrackers in the world and is also known as a location for winter sports.

Culture and sights

Closed railway station at the end of the Flöha Valley Railway


Europe's first nutcracker museum

World renown is the first and largest nutcracker museum in Europe with around 5,000 exhibits from 30 countries (as at April 2009).

Glassworks Museum of the Ore Mountains

Purschenstein Castle, February 2010

The Glassworks Museum of the Ore Mountains (Glashüttenmuseum des Erzgebirges) is located in the old socage vault of Purschenstein Castle and includes a replica glassworks from the time of Georgius Agricola, a workshop and other documents and tools associated with Ore Mountain glassmaking as well as the history of Neuhausen and Purschenstein.


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