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“Very interesting”
Review of Pfahlbaumuseum

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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Haan, Germany
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321 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

Very interesting sight! The buildings are maintained very well, the brand new Multimedia show is excellent and the exhibition is informative. The guide seems to be very educated and was able to answer all questions. All in all recommendable and worth every visit!

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

Nice on a cool day. Great view into our life in the past. Nicely presented but not too big. Lots of great information presented.

Visited May 2013
Thank ms12341
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Richmond, Virginia
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1,050 reviews
462 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 838 helpful votes
“One of the best museums anywhere for ancient civilization”
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Archaeologists have uncovered enough artifacts to enable them to reconstruct human life on the site beginning 7000 years ago. The name indicates that the settlement was built in the Late Stone Age on pilings over (or partially so) Lake Constance. Historical interpreters (well informed) bring the replica to life in unbelievable detail. You may tour the village at your own pace, as interpreters stay, while you move. After the village tour there is a place where you can use an ax made in the fashion of the Stone Age, taste the surprisingly good food of the time (not leftovers!) and partake in many more hands-on activities. Then there is the museum itself. I visit the site each time I am in the area. It gets better each time. This time I was accompanied by one of my children and a grandchild. The weather was horrible, but the museum was still interested and excited us all in different ways. I give the Pfahlbau my most enthusiastic recommendation.

Visited March 2013
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Kingston, Canada
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161 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“An Important Culural Attraction”
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Happily people flock to this place, and so they should. It's not very "exciting" in the sense that it isn't especially beautiful, nor is there a shock and awe attraction, but the info provided - in English as well as German - provides a fine background for life around the Bodensee 5000 years before Christ. Reproduced structures are as authentic as they can assume. Tours are all guided, with the ability to wander around on your own after (not sure English tours are available, but I wouldn't doubt it). Allow two hours. Very interesting and a nice two hours.

Visited September 2012
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Perth, Australia
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172 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“A look at our past”
Reviewed 23 August 2012

This re-construction of a village in the stone age is worth a visit. It is both well presented and interesting - and it can be funny too; like when a tourist asked why they don't seem to have any knives.....in this er...stone age village. I think she was American but I am not 101% sure. The guide said something interesting that I will always remember; 'There was peace in this area during the stone age, because no one had anything to steal that others did not have also'.

Visited August 2012
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