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Alt-Rothenburger Handwerkerhaus

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Excellent city tour!

I would highly recommend city tour organized by "Alt-Rothenburger Handwerkerhaus". The concept of... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Zanda P
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Step into the medieval past

Possibly one of the most moving house tours you can ever take. To see what hardship our ancestors... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
ppalazzo
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18 Dec 2017
“Excellent city tour!”
1 Jul 2018
“This review is limited to the Handwerkerhaus, not the tour”
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

The house museum is open after 1 pm. Ticket is €3/person + €0.5 for the brochure. The information on the brochure is very limited. Whatever information, if any, posted outside the rooms on the wall is in German. The display of craftsman's tools include boot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend city tour organized by "Alt-Rothenburger Handwerkerhaus". The concept of this tour is craftsman widower, she is a fine lady who has been married with more than one craftsman. So, she knows everything about crafting and she tells you all about it....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Zanda P
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Possibly one of the most moving house tours you can ever take. To see what hardship our ancestors endured to bring us to our current civilization is humbling.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank ppalazzo
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting old home. Limited information on the brochure. Would have been fascinating to know more, like what some of the many implements were for, and who lived in the second-best bedroom, and the one upstairs. Were they employees? Family members? Tenants? But still, a treat...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank springlering
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is one of the only houses in the city of Rothenburg that has not had its interior modified and is like stepping back in time to a simpler age. It is filled with medieval artifacts, some related to home life and the rest to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Who wouldn't want to see the inside of a 1000 year old house? I love this kind of stuff, and my kids thought it was neat, but it really is a little too expensive for what you get - a self-guided tour of a home...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank 166janellek
Reviewed 7 January 2016

It is very hard to "catch" this place open, but since we knew it we planned our visit so by the time of 2pm we will be at the museum. A little place with genuine items from the middle ages, you can really experience life...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Dundun0101
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Due to a lot of luck, including the last full time resident being a hermit, this house remains unchanged, even in its interior, from the middle ages. No electricity, the original internal well, floors, etc, etc. Right up to the attic room. Full of period...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This house was built in 1200's and was lived in as recent as 1968. Oldest house I've ever been in, worth checking out. Cost about 5 Euro and takes15-20 minutes to tour. Worth seeing, tall folks will have to duck.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank 54robk
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We love history and trying to get a look into how our ancestors lived and survived and this exhibit is excellent. Gives you a close-up look at how a merchant family lived when Rothenburg was a high-end trading city. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank WorldQuester
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