Black Forest Open Air Museum
Wählerbrücke 1, 77793 Gutach (Schwarzwaldbahn), Germany
About Black Forest Open Air Museum
One of the most visited open-air museum in Germany and Europe. There are six fully furnished farmhouses here, centred on the Vogtsbauernhof farmhouse dating from 1612, which was built on this site. Other buildings from the Black Forest have been dismantled, transported to the museum and reassembled. Around the buildings are farm animals and a herb gardens. Demonstrations of exhibitions illustrate the crafts, tools, customs, traditions, work and lifestyle of former times.
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One of the highest waterfalls in Germany with a descent of 163 meters. The Gutach river plunges over seven major steps from a gently undulated high plain into a rocky V-shaped valley.
situated near the centre of the Black Forest town of Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, a historical centre of clockmaking. It features permanent and temporary exhibits on the history of timekeeping, and is a part of the local technical college. A major focus of the museum is on clockmaking in the Black Forest, both as a cottage industry and on an industrial scale. It has an extensive collection of clocks and other artefacts relating to horology, not just those from the Black Forest, but also clocks and
The Lierbach stream cascades as a natural waterfall, down seven steps, a total drop of 83 metres creating All Saints Waterfalls. The waterfalls belonged for centuries to a monastery- All Saints' Abbey, the ruins of which are only a few hundred metres away. Because they lie in a deeply incised and narrow valley, they were inaccessible for a long time.
One of the major religious, cultural and political centres of the region from 13th to 18th century. A bolt of lightning struck the church tower in 1804, causing a large fire and destroying the building completely. Previously, two large fires in 1470 and 1555 had already destroyed parts of the monastery premises.
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Discover more attractions in Baden-Württemberg, where Black Forest Open Air Museum is located
Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.