- Neuhausen, in Germany; the home of world's largest nut cracker and nut cracker music box, and
- Leavenworth, Washington, USA, the home of antique nut crackers.
It all started when Arlene Wagner (a former ballet teacher) produced the famous Nutcracker Ballet by (E.T.A Hoffmann a German writer), and her husband was the creator of those nut cracker used in that ballet, which makes them passionate about nut cracker. after their home fills up full with these nut crackers, including nutting stone to recent modern wooden nut cracker by Christian Steinbach of Germany, they decided to exhibit their huge collection and the open the museum in 1995.
The following tube of CBS news is the best illustration of nut crackers "A to Z" and about this remarkable museum; also featuring Glenn. A Crider a.k.a Nut cracker Man from Richmond , Virginia.