German Leather Museum

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Deutsches Ledermuseum

The German Leather Museum (Deutsches Ledermuseum), located in Offenbach, Hesse, Germany, is one of the largest leather museums in the world. It has a wide variety leather items, including some exhibits, which are believed to more than 3,000 years old. It was founded by Hugo Eberhardt in 1917.

The museum has three wings, namely, the German Shoe Museum, the Museum for Applied Art and the Ethnology Museum. The museum has a number of leather items on display including shoes, saddles, bookcases, photo albums, leather furniture, and toys.

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Coordinates: 50°06′12″N 8°45′18″E / 50.10333°N 8.75500°E / 50.10333; 8.75500