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Germany’s New Dachshund Museum Is Not Just for the Dogs

The Dackelmuseum is stuffed with 4,500 sausage dog-related items

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Josef Küblbeck (l) with “Seppi” and Oliver Storz with “Moni” (Armin Weigel/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)
SMITHSONIAN.COM

Dachshunds, with their long bodies, stumpy little legs and hilarious run-ins with human clothing—are adored by many. But perhaps no one loves dachshunds quite as much as Josef Küblbeck and Oliver Storz, two German florists who recently launched a museum devoted entirely to the humble sausage dog.

Per the BBC, the Dackelmuseum (or Dachshund Museum) opened in the Bavarian town of Passau on April 2. The space is stuffed with 4,500 sausage dog-related items, among them stamps, prints, figurines and, per Reuters reporter Charley-Kai John, “dog-shaped bread.” Küblbeck and Storz’s dachshunds, Seppi and Moni, will also make appearances at the museum.

Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/germanys-new-dachshund-museum-not-just-dogs-180968692/#9xzKOpQP14WmvsVA.99

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