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Great free museum of old world saw mill and leather

Water mill driven saw mill and leather works are demonstrated, was a great way to ramble around for... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Robert H
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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Unique and interesting glimpse into the Black Forest of the 1800's

We stumbled into this museum and walked in on a lark really. However, the museum (or rather a set... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2015
TaftR
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Irvine
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“Great free museum of old world saw mill and leather”
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This was a great museum the gave you a real feel for what it was like back in the day when the timber industry was the backbone of the town.

Thank jcthrift
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Water mill driven saw mill and leather works are demonstrated, was a great way to ramble around for 20 minutes.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A free museum with working water wheel. Old water powered saws, quite fascinating, only seen one like it before in the US, well worth a visit.

Thank Coopper29
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Moderately interesting but free so you might as well pop in if you're in the area. The rafting part is the best bit. If you walk from Schiltach Mitte bhf along the river bank you will see an odd wooden structure. Continue along the river...More

Thank raskolnikov
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We really found this museum very interesting, quite fascinating too. And theres a lot of information in English. It's free entry and €1 for the very good information sheet, we highly recommend it, children would find it good too. We spent two hours there it...More

1  Thank Judy D
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stumbled into this museum and walked in on a lark really. However, the museum (or rather a set of museums) was actually quite good. You'll learn about a way of life in the Black Forest from the 1800's that you probably never new existed:...More

Thank TaftR
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Well presented Timber Museum. Of the four museums in Schiltach, this was the most interesting. Easily accessible from the town, right along the river. The raftsman are an interesting concept, unusual to Americans. Worth the vist!

1  Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 18 September 2012

"Flössermuseum" This is an interesting little museum located by the Kinzig river in Schiltach. I do recommend this museum, it is really interesting. When I was there, in summer 2012, the entrance was free, although donations are accepted. (And there is a small charge, 1...More

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