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Frankonian Open Air Museum

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Good walk. Signage needed.

Nice place to visit on a pleasant fall day. Very few people around which made it very relaxing to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Bastrop, Texas
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Two days is just about long enough to take in this amazing place.

We had to return as one day wasn't long enough to see it all .Lovely places to eat there on site... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Museum under the open sky A walk around the Frankisches Freilandmuseum is like travelling back in time through the past 700 years of rural life in Franconia. More than one hundred buildings, most of them furnished with authentic furniture from their...more
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Eisweiherweg 1 | Bernhard-Bickert-Weg, 91438 Bad Windsheim, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9841 66800
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit on a pleasant fall day. Very few people around which made it very relaxing to explore. Info booklets are available in many languages at the front desk for 1 Euro, definitely worth the coin since there is little info throughout the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seelyme
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We had to return as one day wasn't long enough to see it all .Lovely places to eat there on site also. Very reasonable entrance fee.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank cridge13
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A short walk from the town centre and about a 20 minute walk from the train station, this museum is a fantastic day out, especially in good weather. The descriptions of the houses are in English and German and you can also buy a guide...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank tanyabailey934
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This place is simply amazing! As you are walking through the museum you can pick fruits from the trees to snack on, see how people used to live back in the day, how they manufactured things, and made a living. It is really interesting to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank kimbyyy217
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is an interesting place but many of the buildings are the same after a while. It's nice if the weather is right and you fancy a walk around but to be honest, a little boring after the first 20 minutes.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ZuluJunk
Reviewed 30 October 2016

While staying in Rothenburg we wanted to try something different and this was just the ticket. It is certainly different than your usual museum. You really feel like you are being taken back in time. We were lucky to be there when they had a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank jmot49
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

There houses here are very authentic (including smell! 😂) and very historic. The houses are set up very nicely for a visitor and our tour guide was very nice The place was interesting but not dull

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Julia M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Fraenkishes Freilandmuseum provides a unique and fascinating way to explore how life existed in this area of Germany in years past. The collection of old homes, barns and buildings span from medieval times to the 1700's and 1800's. Some of the homes had pictures...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Wajere
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We spent a day at the Fränkisches Freilandsmuseum and loved it! If you like vegetables and fruit being growed there, you can see all of the varieties that they have and they also sell items grown there. They have an on-site brewery and you can...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The Fraenkische Freilandmuseum is really a fun and informational place to visit. The place is huge and features an entire re-created village consisting of fully furnished farm houses, shops and a brewery. I loved seeing the antique tools, kitchen utensils, and how people lived way...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Hexy
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