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German Museum of Wire, Altena
(3.8/5 based on 10+ reviews on the web)
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  • A vivid, interesting and very informative Museum on the subject wire and its history in and around Altena. Particularly suitable for families. Tours are also offered. You learn a lot and can even touch it.
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  • In Altena, wire has been produced since the middle ages. Today, the cheap wires abroad (China) are produced. About are the special wires needed the besondreres know-how still produced in Altena. Old wire tractor in action can be seen in the Museum.
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  • High Lodge-style building have here ditsuwayer Museum in hillside Fort Altena station, overlooking the river. If it falls on the Rhine River from mountain streams is a birthplace of wire by using a turbine coupled with the nearby iron ore output, Germany. You can gain valuable experience for those who engaged in the industrial sector, is the only Museum in the world, attracting tool machinery product literature ranging from the modern history and exhibited, niche essential areas through industrial modernization to get experience is, of course, wide with interest in history. I visited also seems relatively few visitors, even when the other is Germany middle-aged woman who only. I got a kick out of focus in the Museum. Enjoying a taste of its own small ordinary Germany Altena at the foot to feel history is scattered rural town, walk and laid-back.
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