Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark), Neu-Anspach

(4.2/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Showcasing half-timbered buildings from the land of Hesse, Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark) brings 400 years of history to life. This 60 hectare (148 acre) site is enclosed by the forests and valleys of the Taunus hills, and resembles a town trapped in time. Discover what rural life in Hesse was like centuries ago by exploring originally furnished houses, a post office, windmills, the village school, and many other institutions. Learn about the roles of craftsmen, housewives, and farmers through detailed tours and workshops. Check out the still-operating bakeries and stores, where you can taste a variety of foods manufactured the old-fashioned way. Put Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark) into our Neu-Anspach travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Neu-Anspach.
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  • This wonderfully preserved village is interesting and is very well-done with English explanations and some demonstrations. Medieval renovated houses and farms plus later 19th century museums and displ...  more »
  • We spent a lovely couple days at Hessenpark for the wedding ceremony and reception for our friends. It was a beautiful park- very clean and the exhibits were nicely taken care of. The reception venue ...  more »
  • As a college trip, we visited several historic craft workshops were very interesting. Also a guided tour led by actress through the Hesse of the 19th century was worth seeing. You could buy nice things. Without all this, it is certainly interesting.
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  • A good experience to pass the time. It shows the previous culture of Germany. The creation is very good and also the tour guide was also a nice lady name "Barbara".
  • Step back in time and spend a day in this open air museum. Totally worth it.
  • Amazing hold german town. You will see as well the life of german people during the old time .
  • Nice place to spend a day between the history of all cities in Hessen... and the beauty of nature
  • Amazing place to spend a day with the family