Ranked #9 of 144 attractions in Black Forest
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites
In the Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof the Black Forest culture and history come to life. Visitors will find out...
In the Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof the Black Forest culture and history come to life. Visitors will find out how people lived and worked in Black Forest farmhouses during the last 400 years. As well as six fully-furnished farmhouses from different parts of the Black Forest, the visitors will find a labourer’s cottage and about 15outbuildings, such as mills, sawmills, storehouses, a distillery and a chapel, fields, kitchen gardens and a herb garden. The museum presents the many different faces of life in the Black Forest: its architecture, traditions, customs and trades, and the way people livedand farmed throughout the ages.Daily Events: Daily craftsmen demonstrationsMuseum visitors are invited to witness traditional crafts. Mill demonstrationDaily at 11.15, 12.15 and 2.15 pm. Free guided tours for the public (in German)Daily at 2.30 pm, in August also at 11.30 am. Museum workshop for familiesHere, under expert guidance, the museum guests can make various different pieces and objects, from key hooks to lanterns and hardwood baskets – the variety is enormous! Open daily.