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Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof

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77793 Gutach im Schwarzwald, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7831 93560
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Brilliant

This museum is fantastic we spent almost five hours there,we had been staying in the Black Forest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra T
Step back in time

Be prepared to spend between 2 and 4 hours here. There are working machines from 150 years ago set... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wogilvie
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In the Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof the Black Forest culture and history come to life. Visitors will find out how people lived and worked in Black Forest farmhouses during the last 400 years. As well as six fully-furnished farmhouses from different parts of the Black Forest, the visitors will find a labourer's cottage and about 15 outbuildings, such as mills, sawmills, storehouses, a distillery and a chapel, fields, kitchen gardens and a herb garden. The museum presents the many different faces of life in the Black Forest: its architecture, traditions, customs and trades, and the way people lived and farmed throughout the ages. Daily Events: Daily craftsmen demonstrations: Museum visitors are invited to witness traditional crafts. Mill demonstration: Daily at 11.00 am, 12.30 am and 2.00 Pm. Museum workshop for families: Here, under expert guidance, the museum guests can make various different pieces and objects, from key hooks to lanterns and hardwood baskets.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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77793 Gutach im Schwarzwald, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 7831 93560
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is fantastic we spent almost five hours there,we had been staying in the Black Forest fora week and this museum answered all our questions about farming and house construction,history and daily life in the area. It would also be very good for children...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to spend between 2 and 4 hours here. There are working machines from 150 years ago set up on display. At certain times during the day you can see the water powered saws and mill working just as they did years ago. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This open air museum not only is home to some stunning architectural landmarks but brings the local culture, history and way of life to light. The buildings are native to the area but represent different eras, so it is possible to see vividly how living...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trip was prepared by cruise director with guide from a river cruise. Information received on the trip through the Black Forest was interesting and informative. The actual open air museum was great - many different "houses" to look at, preserved the way things were when...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Museum depicts farm life with structures from the 19th and early 20th Century. Each structure has been reassembled on the site and reflects German farm life when farmers were self sufficient and used animals and the yield of the fields for support. Think of...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

I visited with my 2 cousins and we had a small family reunion in a coffee place close. THen we visited the museum and it was very very interesting. A shame I forgot my camera because as you can see you can take quite some...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Our whole family of ten members all enjoyed a day out here. We visited on one of the hottest days of the year and the kids and us adults were so hot, but we cooled down with refreshments at the cafe and in the old,...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

An amazing folk museum which is well laid out, easy to follow and provides lots of historical information. We had a wonderful day exploring all the old buildings which have been moved from other locations near to Gutach, and found them all very interesting. It...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The Black Forest Open Air Museum was the highlights of our visit to the Black Forest. There is a lot to see and lots of interesting information (in English as well) and exhibits in the farmhouses. One of the best parts was a small workshop...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

this open air museum is full of old farmhouses that were common in the black forest. go with a guide and you will get a lot more out of it. this would be a great family activity. learn how farmers and their families lived centuries...More

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Kiwikl
25 September 2017|
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Response from S J | Property representative |
There is no reduction on the entrance fee with the KONUS card. The entrance for adults is 9 euros, we also have family prices that depend on the number of children you have. All the prices you can find on our homepage (also... More
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sjburak71
14 July 2016|
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Response from Frances V | Reviewed this property |
We spent about half a day in the museum park itself. However, it is truly worth it, especially if you the the time to talk to the people at the exhibits they are very knowledgable and have many stories to tell.
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Karen K
12 June 2016|
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Hello, after November 6 the museum is closed until march 26 in 2017. There is a Christmas market from friday, december 9 to sunday, december 11.
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