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Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark)

Laubweg 5, 61267 Neu-Anspach, Hesse, Germany
+49 6081 5880
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Very interesting

We had only half day free on a Sunday and decided to pay it a visit base on a friend's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hsieh J
via mobile
Excellent day out

Firstly, to those who gave this low ratings - you clearly weren't prepared and get bored quickly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Backnang, Germany
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104 buildings recreate German life throughout the centuries.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Laubweg 5, 61267 Neu-Anspach, Hesse, Germany
+49 6081 5880
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had only half day free on a Sunday and decided to pay it a visit base on a friend's recommendation. The park was built in the 80s with many old houses around Hessen province. Basically most of the houses in the park were build...More

Thank hsieh J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, to those who gave this low ratings - you clearly weren't prepared and get bored quickly! We spent *7* hours here and could probably have spent longer. Yes, at first we thought 8 Euros to get in was steep, but it was SO worth...More

Thank djw2000
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Just visited this museum and was truly fascinated. you will get to go through all the history of Hesse. Amazing preserved buildings surrounded by green parks. Animals. Pass by the local shops and you will find something for you for sure.

Thank Liliana P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

have the main hessian history topics in original buildings and real houses at one site. very interesting and in addition nice events within the seasons. very good bakery on the market place. the restaurant offers good meals but is not a cheap place to eat

Thank Kai B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This museum attempts to tell the history of Hesse. It mainly aims to achieve this by preserving old buildings from the various parts of the state which have been brought here and reassembled, then inside these buildings, various stories are being told. One could discuss...More

Thank Oceans242
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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 displays make it a very worthwhile day's outing.

2  Thank seniortravelbug
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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 was also very nice and the staff were great throughout...More

Thank Courtney-and-Friends
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Arriving after lunch, we were never going to do the place justice, in fact the more spritely of us just managed to get around the site in three hours! The reconstructions are to a very high quality and well set out with a god mix...More

1  Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

You could spend a LOT of time here. The place is huge and sprawling with so many old buildings and different shops showing how they did things in the old days, like wood turning, weaving, rope making, clothes dyeing, and so on. We were even...More

1  Thank April F
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A complete village made up from typical regional houses and churches that have been saved from destruction and rebuilt on site. A wonderful centre square with fountain and one building used as a restaurant. Good one too. Many houses contain museums of the period ie...More

Thank NickyPuss
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