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Interesting collection of traditional houses and objects

We walked around in this nice museumsarea for a couple of hours, and enjoyed the way it was... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
SignarI
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Tonsberg, Norway
Never tire of this place!

I first visited this wonderful open air museum back in 2010 and now visit at least four times each... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2015
Annaliese62
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Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
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4 Apr 2016
“Interesting collection of traditional houses and objects”
23 Oct 2015
“Never tire of this place!”
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Herdgasse 2, 74523 Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We walked around in this nice museumsarea for a couple of hours, and enjoyed the way it was designed and the information (mostly in German) was displayed and presented. Learned a lot about life in old times rural areas in this region.

Thank SignarI
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I first visited this wonderful open air museum back in 2010 and now visit at least four times each year for the wonderful festivals and events. I love the way the buildings are located so naturally in the beautiful Hohenlohe landscape, the rustic atmosphere and...More

1  Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Went to the Freiland Museum with a friend who spoke German, so it was nice being able to hear translations of the information plaques. Most of the buildings were very interesting and pretty neat to see, however after a few hours it became a tad...More

Thank Brittany G
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Such a wonderful step back in time to see how people lived! There are houses and other buildings from all different time frames and each has charm. Some with original furnishings. The animals are a real treat to see and the countryside is beautiful! So...More

Thank ploofy
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Many old houses, barns, stables, and inns have been moved to this site to provide an immersion into everyday life in the Hohenlohe area. There were a few period re-enactors; I particularly enjoyed the blacksmith. There is a place to buy refreshments and enjoy them...More

Thank ATRjr
Reviewed 21 May 2015

take at least 4 hours and do the big round going all the way to the hill. it is well worth the walk we did it with a small child and she loved it, especially the various animals

Thank S_Elser
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I love this place and have visited numerous times since 2010. It's not only the fascinating museum but the lush, rolling landscapes and old herb gardens lend a dream like quality to the experience, you can really escape from the stresses of the 21st century...More

Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Visit the museum. Great for couples, singles and all types of families. See how people lived and worked many years ago in this area. Touch and feel the garden plants, pet animals, including the Hohenlohe Schwein (pig) half black, half white :)

1  Thank Sabine B
Reviewed 21 March 2013

This open air museum offers great insights into traditional German life as it was centuries ago. The "village" consits of over 50 different buildings, that can be explored. These buildings include farm houses, a church, a school and much more. The buildings go as far...More

2  Thank Tim F
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Original buildings from the whole area brought here to be able to see how living was like a century ago. Live acting e.g. in the courthouse, smithies etc. Vast area with farming to see: beehives, ponds, sheep, orchard, sawmill. Regular activities for families, children, shows...More

Thank E. F
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