The Mouse Mansion
The Mouse Mansion is a creation by Karina Schaapman and was built as a set for her series of children's books. The books tell the adventures of best friends Sam en Julia. Together they discover the many rooms of the Mouse Mansion and meet its inhabitants. The first part of the series was published in 2011 in The Netherlands and became an instant succes internationally. The books have been translated in over 27 languages. Find a copy in your language in our shop!
The Mouse Mansion - made with love and care by Karina Schaapman.
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Meet Sam & Julia
Sam and Julia live in a wonderful place called the Mouse Mansion. Sam is super shy and very well behaved, while Julia is super curious and very stubborn. The two mice couldn't be more different, but they are the best of friends. Whenever Julia gets bored, she goes looking for Sam, and they have all sorts of adventures together.
Discover The Mouse Mansion
The elaborate dollhouse is made of found objects such as bottle tops, matchsticks, pop sticks, cardboard boxes and papier-mache, and contains more than one hundred rooms to explore.
The Mouse Mansion was made by Karina Schaapman. It is not a dollhouse, but a decor for a series of children's books. The Mouse Mansion is made of cardboard boxes and papier-mache. For the decoration, mostly waste materials were used. The book series, the first volume of which appeared in 2011, soon became a resounding success at home and abroad. The books have now been translated into more than 27 languages. For every age there is a suitable book of the Mouse Mansion available!
Visit The Mouse Mansion
Come visit our Mouse Mansion Shop & Studio in the centre of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In the shop we have several Mouse Mansion pieces on display, such as the fun fair, the circus and the theatre. You can take a peak in the studio and learn how the Mouse Mansion is made. Of course we have Mouse Mansion toys and books available (in English, French, German and Spanish) for you to take home. Hope to see you soon!
Make Your Own
Would you like to make your own Mouse Mansion or dollhouse? Great idea! Lili explains exactly how we do it and what materials you will need. You can find the video's on our YouTube channel. Don't forget to subscribe, that way you will always be up to date with new video's. Have fun building your own Mouse Mansion!
The Mouse Mansion is the creation of Karina Schaapman (Leiden, 1960). In 2008 she decided to make a children's book. Not with illustrations, but with photos of scenes from her Mouse Mansion. In 2015 Karina started a family business with her four children. Together we run the Shop & Studio in the Jordaan in Amsterdam. Our goal: To create a safe and caring world for children and to inspire them to build this world themselves!
just loving them easy to use
With my Grandpa Sailor Mouse, and Ella, I have completed my collection with Sam and Julia. Love these guys and they are such a conversation piece as they are displayed on our office table. Such personality and full of character, and well made.
I wanted to buy grandpa sailor back when I visited the mouse mansion in Amsterdam, but didn’t. So now I bought him online and haven’t regretted it. He is so well crafted and brings me joy whenever I see him. Thank you so much!
Everything is perfect and arrived fast
The packages have arrived and I’m very excited. I ordered one of each kit as a birthday gift for myself. I’ve had your site bookmarked for several years now and your site is the happy place I retreat to when I need a break or pick me up. Pure delight! I just love you (all). My life is in flux right now and these products are the tempting carrot 🥕 I need to keep moving forward. As the enchanting mouse mansion is where I’m heading to play, don’t doubt I’ll be smiling when I finally arrive. A thousand thank you(s) for your inspiration!
We have had so much fun building our mouse mansions, and these furniture kits are just great. They are easy to use, the instructions are easy to understand, and they have everything you need. Great fun. Thank you Mouse Mansion!
Love the characters and their adventures. Please write more books in English!!!!!!!. Also please make addition plush characters to go along with the stories.
Very cute, practical, easy to keep track of birthdays, easy for storage or nice to display. Very unique
A wonderful Book !!
This FIMO Clay set has all the colors I would love to have for my Mouse House. I highly recommend it!
Ein wunderbares Bastelset, tolle Qualität und sehr gutes Preis Leistungsverhältnis.
Rasche , gut verpackte Lieferung.
Ich bin sehr zufrieden und bin schon etwas Mäusehausbastelbauen süchtig geworden.
Thank you for the wonderful book! We are big fans of Mouse Mansion. The quality of the book is superior and we have so much fun reading it and looking through the pictures! We also loved mice Sam, Julia, Ella, and grandpa Sailor that we purchased from TheMouseMansion.com. Everything was packed with great care and arrived ahead of delivery time. Thank you for these wonderful toys! We are looking forward to purchase more things from your website!
Arrived on time and very well packed.
Download the App!
Did you know there is now a Mouse Mansion App? Discover the Mouse Mansion on you tablet or smartphone! Everybody is welcome in The Mouse Mansion. Young or old - there is something to do for everyone. The youngest will enjoy listening to stories and music, while older kids can wander through the many rooms of the Mouse Mansion. In the interactive stories Julia falls down the stairs and has to visit the hospital and Sam learns to recognise the sounds of different instruments and plays the violin. Find the app in your App Store!
The Mouse Mansion will be back in theater in 2021 in The Netherlands! More information to be announced as soon as possible.