LWL-Open-Air Museum Detmold (LWL Freilichtmuseum Detmold), Detmold

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More than 100 houses from all over Germany were transported to LWL-Open-Air Museum Detmold (LWL Freilichtmuseum Detmold) to recreate an idyllic, historic town. The open-air museum hosts events on 0.81 km (200 acres) of green space, where picnickers often speckle the lawns. Walking tours and carriage rides keep the paved walkways abuzz. Inside those 100 homes, you can marvel over artifacts that were once used in everyday German country life. Take a look at the museum program calendar to learn about interactive events, such as pottery making and blacksmithing. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to LWL-Open-Air Museum Detmold (LWL Freilichtmuseum Detmold) by using our Detmold trip itinerary planner.
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  • Visiting this open air museum is a great all day long program. They have transferred a few rural buildings from the neighbor regions into this huge property. You may enter the buildings and see how th...  more »
  • Beware that you can't pay with foreign debit or credit cards. It was not explained to us when they said cards were accepted. Bring enough cash. There are nice places to have lunch and the giftshop is ...  more »
  • The amount and quality of the historic buildings caught us off-guard a little. Set in enormous grounds and laid out as a series of villages - Definitely needs a return visit to really see all of the b...  more »
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  • This is a really unique museum - it's awesome. You walk around and explore how people lived centuries ago. Each little village/town is themed to a specific era - e.g. 1750 to 1830. It's quite large, so you will have to walk quite a lot !
  • Fun day out, in a historic village recreation.
  • Nice inexpensive place to visit, lovely for children and adults alike. For once the food you get there is priced sensibly
  • Had a real nice day out with the Family. Lots of Parkin spaces, all free. Lots to see and do. Some of the building you can try out the old way we would of lived in the 1700-1800 and Start of the 1900's. Fair entrance preis for young and old. You need a day to get around and see everything. Lots of places to stop and Enjoy the veiw. A family must.
  • Beautiful place and interesting germany traditional buildings and village