Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim, Bad Windsheim

Step into the rural Franconia of ages past with a visit to Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim. This open-air museum and preserved collection of villages depicts life as it was over 700 years ago. You'll find a collection of over 100 authentically furnished buildings, including farmsteads, craftsmen's cottages, shepherd's huts, barns, stables, bakeries, drying houses for fruit and flax, a school, a municipal building, and a manor house. The village buildings, which pay homage to the lifestyle of the Franconian people, are arranged in six groups to depict different regions and themes. Become acquainted with the authentic livestock on site, tour the farm's crops, and browse through traditional crafts. You can opt to visit the entire museum, or just a few of the villages. Arrange your visit to Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bad Windsheim using our Bad Windsheim trip itinerary site .
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  • Excellent open-air museum with various small villages of the Franconian regions. Many houses, mill, etc. are furnished and accessible. For kids with safety an adventure! 3 Tour venues on the grounds that no one should starve or die of thirst. Great family destination! In addition, a small museum about the history of sewer in Swiss francs.
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  • Excellent "farm house" Museum (with excellent home-brewed beer!) on a huge site. Houses and facilities give a great impression of how it was lived 200 or 500 years in the country to 100. Clearly structured and essentially described - nevertheless you should plan at least a full day, especially, if children are. And then there is still a small but fine branch in the city itself!
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  • huge area with several assemblies (villages), could be also a whole or several day spend, walk around, look in the homes, a quaint 3 restaurant visit (nice beer!), delicious beer try and delve into a past, seemingly intact world. exciting for children!
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  • This is for sure the nicest, most detailed and authentic open-air museum in Germany. And it never gets done because they're constantly adding new building and entire sceneries which they disassemble at their original location in order to put them back together in a nice spot within this spaciously museum. All the homesteads are connected with little walkways, passing by old sorts of corn that they're growing to produce their own bread and beer as a hundred years ago. There are special events like the spring festival and the autumn fair when they pull out the old (but still working) equipment to demonstrate what working at the farm in the 19th/20th century looked like. For sure worth a visit.
  • Such a nice place to walk around and learn a ton about the traditional architecture of southern Germany.
  • Beautiful, worth a visit
  • War ok 😉
  • Nice day with the kids

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