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Holzknecht Museum

Laubau 12, 83324 Ruhpolding, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4908 663639
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We are wood!

Surprising museum with a history of logging in the area and many reassembled old alpine houses made... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geoff A
Really needs English Translation

Nice small museum on traditional woodcutters/lumberjacks - how they lived and worked up through the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
pesti13
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“We are wood!”
5 Oct 2016
“Really needs English Translation”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Laubau 12, 83324 Ruhpolding, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 4908 663639
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprising museum with a history of logging in the area and many reassembled old alpine houses made of wood that you can visit.

Thank Geoff A
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Nice small museum on traditional woodcutters/lumberjacks - how they lived and worked up through the 1960's. Needless to say it was not easy harvesting wood in the Alps!!!! However for non-German speakers, it's tough to get your money's worth out of this museum because there...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Although everything was in German only, there is enough interactive stuff for all ages that you can follow along without knowing German. The outside building dedicated to the different crafts surrounding the wood workers are interesting and the small playground for kids is a nice...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This museum was part of the free activities offers by the Extra card, which you receive when staying in a hotel in Ruhpolding. We could walk there from our accommodation and were so pleasantly surprised by it. The indoor part of the museum is dedicated...More

Thank NaHu11
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Good place to spend an hour or two, very well set out. Everything is in German, but you can a leaflet describing the basics in English. found the place very interesting.

Thank iandjonhols
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We walked here from Ruhpolding but you can get the local bus and get off at Laubau. This is just across the road. It started to rain while we were there so was good to get indoors. Educational and interesting. It was raining heavy when...More

Thank Hilary S
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

What a lovely surprise was this museum, like the Tardis. The Lady on the entrance desk was very helpful. Although most of the museum is in German, she gives you an English translation that you can read as you go round. It is on several...More

1  Thank Daviesfamily996
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

A nice woodcutters museum to visit, all wording is in German however but it is easy to follow as much of it is set buildings to walk round or pictorial. There is free entry with the extracard and also the bus there is free with...More

2  Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Visited and used the Extra card which gives free entry. Friendly lady on reception who spoke good English. The main building is very smart and clean with some displays. Unfortunately there was very little in the way of English translation. There are several old woodworkers...More

Thank P0346
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

This museum tells something of the history of the tree-felling industry of the region. There are two floors of simple display, a film (in German) of the life of the tree-fellers, two floors of local art and a large outdoor area with examples of log...More

1  Thank Plopitucus
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