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Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark)

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Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Alkllways nice to visit

After 3 years I again visited this huge open air museum this tiime with a French delegation. You... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Guy F
Actual old homes on show

This park is huge. We spent at least 3 hours looking at all the old homes. Most seem to be... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Brit C
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
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The Hessenpark Open Air Museum HESSENPARK OPEN AIR MUSEUM - Established in 1974 - Total area: 65 hectares (160 acres) -More than 100 houses from the past - Over 200,000 objects from eve The Hessenpark Open Air Museum takes its visitors on a voyage...more
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Laubweg 5, 61267 Neu-Anspach, Hesse, Germany
+49 6081 5880
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 May 2008

A great place to visit to see history come alive, a unique open air musuem only a 30 minute drive from Frankfurt. I believe there are coach tours available to the museum if you don't have a car. My partner and I visited May 2008...More

8  Thank MaggieMay03
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Reviewed 21 April 2010

The museum had been opened 1,5 month, but nearly all buildings were closed or in renovation. The outside tough is nice. The museum consists of 2 part: the open-air museum and the city. The city is free of charge and is a combination of shops:...More

2  Thank folieske4
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

After 3 years I again visited this huge open air museum this tiime with a French delegation. You can pass at least half a day in this parc, especially if you want to follow demonstations of former craftsman demonstrations. All the buildings were houses were...More

Thank Guy F
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This park is huge. We spent at least 3 hours looking at all the old homes. Most seem to be rebuilds - a few might be replicas. Unfortunately when we went all the exhibits were closed. But it was still an excellent experience.

Thank Brit C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Having visited the nearby Roman Fort at Saalburg we moved on to this excellent open air museum where the old buildings have been saved and moved onto this site and reconstructed. It is a huge area with numerous buildings to visit and walk around. Most...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You need at least 2 hours to get round the vast site and that is probably pushing it if you want to take in the various craft activities demonstrated and have some refreshments. The first part is an old town square with shops / cafe...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Most of the displays were unapproachable or the buildings were bare inside. Many were roped off so you couldn't see much up close. There were only a couple of reenactors when we were there. It was very hot in the sun, with few areas of...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I love to visit this park (museum). Amazing to see how people had build homes and what type and kind of businesses they had run in really small spaces. An absolute must the Christmas market in by far the best in Hessen. They also make...More

Thank 503estelleh
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We just visited the Hessenpark for no specific reason. Was it wrong to go? No, not at all! If you just want to go shopping and see the town square known as the market place you don’t have to buy a ticket. If you get...More

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Petra S, Museumsmarketing at Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark), responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad that you spent a nice day with us. This summer is really wonderful in the Hessenpark!

Reviewed 12 June 2018

When it first opened it was only a few buildings, now it covers a large area with a lot of different building from different times. All these building are originals and have been dismantled (brick by brick) from their original locations, transported and rebuilt at...More

Thank Dirk E
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is big, detailed, interesting and very informative when one reads German. There's animals, restaurants and kids can run around

2  Thank BMerav
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Exploring areas around Frankfurt this summer was amazing and I must give all the thanks to my girlfriend for providing such a great view of the area she grew up in. Hessenpark had my interest from the description alone, having travelled to Beamish in England...More

2  Thank Squidgybuffalo
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20 October 2017|
Response from BMerav | Reviewed this property |
You will find all info on their website, They have a link to the regional public transportation website. From Frankfurt you’ll have to take a train to one of the mentioned cities: Wehrheim Neu-Anspach / Anspach Bahnhof... More