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Mackingerbach, 58091 Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2331 78070
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very old house Bakkery fun for kids

is very nice to work for everybody also wheelchairs the beautiful time is in sommer and spring you... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Very interesting and educational

an assembly of historic buildings and workshops dating from the early days of industrial... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
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Mackingerbach, 58091 Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2331 78070
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

is very nice to work for everybody also wheelchairs the beautiful time is in sommer and spring you can sit outside also cafe old workeres fabrication

Thank rosiedan2016
Reviewed 26 July 2016

an assembly of historic buildings and workshops dating from the early days of industrial development in the region. It's an entertainig excursion into history,the cobblestone streets however require a bit of effort.

Thank qreghix
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Visited on a slightly rainy day but still not disappointed Lots to see and plenty of walking very interesting exhibits and live demonstrations Good day out all round, houses and scenery are picture postcard visit is a must if in area

1  Thank jodycav
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I’ve visited other Village-kind museum and they definitely are better. You see a few houses from the past but you can’t get an impression of the house interior design.

Thank qarliv
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing place where you can see how people used to live in the past. Great place to come with kids. Many houses to visit and see old houses, fully equipped from inside. If the weather is nice, you can spend there all day and have...More

Thank Lexie P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great place to see, if you are interested in German industrial history like forging, paper production, beer brewing, rope making and many other things. Please be aware, that the visit will take you min. 3-4 hours and a lot of (uphill) walking is required. The...More

1  Thank Jorhada
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is a large open-air museum with many traditional houses each displaying some traditional skill. Skills include several kinds of metal working, paper making, leather making, bristle production, rope making, fabric dyeing, bee keeping, cigar production, and more. Of course there is also a tavern....More

Reviewed 30 June 2015

It`s nice to see one`s own area industrial history in action. And beside that it`s a nice scenic walk along the historical buildings. Good food is also there.

Thank Gabriele K
Reviewed 1 October 2014

There seem to be many of these freilichtmuseums scattered around Germany and it would be interesting to see if the approach of others towards the display of old buildings and crafts is different to the one in Hagen. Various buildings from around the immediate region...More

1  Thank Abrams
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Great place to spend a couple hours on learning about the traditional German trades. The open air museum is well maintained and offers a lot of live demonstrations. The plot is huge and you have to walk uphill for quite a while. Be sure to...More

1  Thank Johnny19039
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