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Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof

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Very interesting, informative experience

This museum was an unexpected find. Very informative and the whole experience was very well done... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mdowens
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Walsall
Wonderful...Magical place

Imagine a place that run away from a fairytale book...that´s this open air museum. Ideal for people... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
SandraVidal
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Evora, Portugal
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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...more
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77793 Gutach im Schwarzwald, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was an unexpected find. Very informative and the whole experience was very well done. Learnt so much about history and life in the Black Forest. Quite compact so not as much walking as there could be. Some animals and other things to keep...More

Thank Mdowens
S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comment. We are very pleased that you liked the museum that much and that you enjoyed our offers for the whole family. Good to hear that we could show you the Black Forest how it used to be several hundred...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Imagine a place that run away from a fairytale book...that´s this open air museum. Ideal for people from 0 to 99 years old - walking is necessary but the place is suitable to whellchairs too. It represents the life of a big farm from 13...More

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the Vogtsbauernhof that much and had a good time at the museum area. We are looking forward to welcome you again!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

This was a stop on our Rick Steves Tour, we had a marvelous local lady as our tour guide. We enjoyed learning about how these folks lived and shared the large homes with family, animals and help. Seeing some of their tools and barns and...More

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind comment. Good to hear that you had a great time visiting the museum and that you enjoyed the local food. We hope to welcome you again some day!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Compared with other regions in Germany (e.g. Detmold or Neu-Anspach) this is a rather lousy Open Air Museum. Especially if you consider the 10 euros per adult entrance fee. If you want to have a good impression about the live in the black forest 100+...More

Thank Martin C
S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Unfortunately we couldn't convince you totally of our offers. We would be pleased if you could write us an e-mail to info@vogtsbauernhof.de and tell us what you missed and what we can do better. Only with the help...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This museum started with a one family house on the property. All of the other houses and workshops were located in other parts of Germany, disassembled, and then reassembled again at this museum. You can physically enter each of the buildings and touch and feel...More

Thank William P
S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment. We are pleased that you liked our museum and the different buildings from all regions of the Black Forest. Good to hear that you enjoyed our offers like the mill demonstration. It would be great to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

we want last year (2017) and had an amazing time the staff are very friendly and always willing to help and great value for money as we spent nearly a whole day. If you like looking at history this is a great place to visit...More

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the museum that much. We are looking forward to welcome you again with your parents!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

A significant number of Black Forest building from across the ages have been located here. You can walk around, go inside and touch things. Don’t forget to take the walk to the 1960/70s house which is the best one IMHOMore

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment. We are pleased that you liked our museum and the different buildings. Opened this year, in 2018, the "1960/70s house" you refer to is the first building from the nothern Black Forest in our museum. It was...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a very educational and fun place to visit. It does require a lot of walking and stair climbing. It is very beautiful.

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment. We are pleased that you liked the museum. Nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to welcome you again!

Reviewed 17 July 2018

This living history museum (complete with a knitter on the day we were there and the major sites described in English) is a wonderful way to start a visit to the Black Forest. You'll learn quite a bit about the history and the architecture of...More

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you very much for the great rating and your kind words. Nice to hear that you had a wonderful day at the museum. We are very pleased that we could give you an understanding of the history of the Black Forest. We are looking...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Great educational value and impressed at how these houses are well kept till today. Really depicts how life was in the past in Germany. Great learning experience for both adults and children with some hands-on activities for both. Highly recommended for families

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S J, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you very much for kind comment. We are very pleased that you had a good time at our open-air museum. We are looking forward to welcome you again!

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Kiwikl
25 September 2017|
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There is no reduction on the entrance fee with the KONUS card. The entrance for adults is 9 euros, we also have family prices that depend on the number of children you have. All the prices you can find on our homepage (also... More
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sjburak71
14 July 2016|
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We spent about half a day in the museum park itself. However, it is truly worth it, especially if you the the time to talk to the people at the exhibits they are very knowledgable and have many stories to tell.
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Karen K
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Hello, after November 6 the museum is closed until march 26 in 2017. There is a Christmas market from friday, december 9 to sunday, december 11.
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