In Gertwiller you will find a decorated house like in the tale of Hansel and Gretel! Welcome at Lips' house, producer of gingerbread. There you can visit a museum of gingerbread and of the former rural life. To discover: cake tins, pieces of pottery, tools of ancient trades... Gingerbread has been traditionally made in this house for more than 200 years.
110 rue Principale
A treat for the taste buds and a real house like in the fairy tales! Discover the history and the secrets of making gingerbread, an Alsatian delicacy! It is impossible to drive through Gertwiller without being attracted by a house reminiscent of Hansel and Gretel's fairy tale and decorated with gingerbread! Welcome to Lips, a traditional gingerbread manufacturer.
Enter and discover an extraordinary museum with references to gingerbread and rural life in the past. Michel Habsiger, a passionate collector, exhibits some 10,000 objects on more than 350m²: old moulds, pottery, tools of the trades of yesteryear... In this house, gingerbread has been prepared in an artisanal way for two centuries according to jealously guarded recipes.
Opening hours of the museum :
Beginning of February to end of November: Monday to Saturday: 9am-12pm and 2pm-6pm - Sunday: 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm.
December: Every day from 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm except on 25 December. Closed on Sunday in January and February.
Thematic of the place
Public priceAdulte : €3.00
Enfant : Free
Price with the passAdulte : Free
Enfant : Free