Nutcracker Museum

Bavarian Leavenworth, Washington

August 2015 Newsletter


How do you open the hard shell of the nut?  Here are a lot of fun ways to do it....

From England comes the "Tough Nut".  Just insert the nut and whack him on the head

King Neptune sits on larger nuts to crack them, but cracks smaller nuts with his feet

This Kangaroo cracks the nut in her pouch

Sometimes you lift the nose or the hat brim to crack the nut

With this man, you lift the arms up in back of him to open his mouth for the nut.


You can even use your shoe to crack a nut


Here a guillotine is used to crack a nut.


Using a hammer is always a good way to crack a nut.


Or you can just drop a ball on it.


Here the nut is cracked inside a nutshell!!!


And here is a favorite of the men....under a row of beer barrels.



Arlene Wagner, The Nutcracker Lady

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum



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A Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization


Contact Us

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

(509) 548-4573

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)
Active Military - FREE (Spouse & Children Free with ID)