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20 Attractions to Explore Near Black Forest Open Air Museum

Black Forest Open Air Museum
Black Forest Open Air MuseumWählerbrücke 1, 77793 Gutach (Schwarzwaldbahn), Germany

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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Triberg Waterfalls
Triberg Waterfalls16.27 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

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.

German Clock Museum
German Clock Museum24.51 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

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

All Saints Waterfalls
All Saints Waterfalls28.95 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

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.

All Saints' Abbey
All Saints' Abbey29.59 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

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.

Europa-Park
Europa-Park35.32 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

Largest theme park in Germany, and the second most popular theme park resort in Europe, following Disneyland Paris. The park is home to 13 roller coasters, and can accommodate approximately 60,000 guests per day. Since 2014, Europa-Park has been named the world's best amusement park by the Golden Ticket Awards.

Mummelsee
Mummelsee36.29 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

A 17-metre-deep lake at the western mountainside of the Hornisgrinde in the Northern Black Forest of Germany. According to legends, the lake is inhabited by a water spirit.

Hornisgrinde
Hornisgrinde37.03 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

At 1,164 m (3,820 ft) above the sea level, is the highest mountain in the Northern Black Forest of Germany. The treeless wet heathlands on the highest areas here were created following forest clearance and the subsequent use of the land as grazing in the 15th century.

Schlossberg
Schlossberg39.82 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

Tree-covered hill of 456 metres (1,496 ft) located in the area of the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. Fortified structures had been built on the Schlossberg since the 11th century. Remains of some of them are still visible today. The tower located on the hill (Schloßbergturm) offers a unique panoramic view over the whole town and its vicinity.

Ravenna Gorge
Ravenna Gorge39.91 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

A gorge in the Black Forest in southwest Germany. It is a narrow side valley of the deep valley of Höllental, through which the Ravenna stream flows. You can hike through waterfalls, water mills, and a 37-metre-high Ravenna Bridge- the viaduct of the Höllental Railway.

Schauinsland
Schauinsland45.79 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

Mountain in the Black Forest with an elevation of 1,284 m (4,213 ft) above sea level. Due to the high amount of silver mining, it was previously known as "Erzkasten" meaning "ore box". A part of an old ore mine here has been transformed into a museum. Visitors are shown a wide range of medieval tunnels and shafts from the final stages of when the mine was in operation.

Feldberg
Feldberg47.42 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

At 1,493 metres (4,898 ft) the Feldberg in the Black Forest is the highest mountain in Baden-Württemberg, and the highest in Germany outside of the Alps. The whole area, with ski-runs of Alpine character, is popular for ski touring.

Parc de l'Orangerie
Parc de l'Orangerie47.49 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

Orangerie Park is a public park in the city of Strasbourg. It is located opposite the Palais de l'Europe and close to the other European institutions in the district known as the Orangerie, within the Neustadt. Its area is 26 hectares. The geometric layout of the first promenade planted with trees dates back to the 17th century. The park, probably designed by Antoine du Chaffat, was developed in 1740.

Palais Rohan
Palais Rohan47.64 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

The Palais Rohan de Strasbourg was built between 1732 and1742 to plans by Robert de Cotte, Principal Architect to the King, for Cardinal Armand-Gaston de Rohan-Soubise, Prince-Bishop of Strasbourg. It is a major architectural, historical, and cultural landmark in the city which was Reflecting the history of Strasbourg and of France.

Historical Museum of the City of Strasbourg
Historical Museum of the City of Strasbourg47.65 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

A beautiful museum that was displaying the history of the city from the middle ages to the creation of European institutions. It was located in the city's former slaughterhouse since 1920. It has a lot of collections which was dedicated to the tumultuous history of the city from the early Middle Ages until the contemporary period.

Strasbourg Museum of Fine Arts
Strasbourg Museum of Fine Arts47.70 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

The Strasbourg Museum of Fine Arts presents a beautiful panorama of the history of painting in Europe from its beginnings in 1870. The museum displays work by non-Upper Rhenish artists from between the 14th century and 1871 and by Upper Rhenish artists from between 1681 and 1871. The Museum of Fine Arts of Strasbourg also owns a small but valuable collection of sculptures, principally from Italy and France. A unique place that shows light to the ancient art of France.

Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame
Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame47.71 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

The Musée de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame is a Strasbourg museum devoted to plastic art and decorative arts from the Upper Rhine territories (Alsace, Baden, Rhine Switzerland, Palatinate) from the early Middle Ages until the annexation of Alsace to France, in 1681. It is located in the historic building of the Fondation de l'Oeuvre Notre-Dame. It also has a garden containing medicinal plants used at the time.

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Cathédrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg47.80 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

The cathedral of Strasbourg Notre Dame is a cathedral gothic Catholic located in Strasbourg, region, East Grand, in the French department of the Bas-Rhin in Alsace. It was founded in 1015 on the remains of a previous cathedral and will be built from 1220 by the free city of Strasbourg, a rich merchant, and financial republic, in the Gothic style. It is currently the second-highest cathedral in France, after Rouen Cathedral. A majestic cathedral that is renowned for its history and also architec

Tomi Ungerer Museum-International Illustration Centre
Tomi Ungerer Museum-International Illustration Centre47.91 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

A majestic museum which was located in Strasbourg dedicated to the work of Strasbourg-born artist Tomi Ungerer. it was opened in the year of 2007 and displays more than 11,000 works. The museum was set in a spacious villa named Villa Greiner and it was spread over three floors. It displays graphic works of all kinds by Ungerer and some of his most famous colleagues. One of the nice location which gives you an idea about the arts of olden times.

Église Saint-Thomas
Église Saint-Thomas47.91 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

The Church of Saint-Thomas de Strasbourg is located on Place Saint-Thomas in the historic center of the city near the Petite France district. This church is one of the most important in Strasbourg, from the point of view of cultural history and architecture. It is the only example of a hall church in the region. It is also the only Protestant church to have preserved canons and the building has been classified as a historical monument since 1862.

Palais du Rhin
Palais du Rhin48.15 KMs away from Black Forest Open Air Museum

The Rhine Palace, a former imperial palace, is located in Strasbourg, in Neustadt, on the Place de la République, which it dominates with its imposing dome. With the large garden that surrounds it and the old stables behind the building, it forms one of the most complete and emblematic sets of German architecture at the end of the XIX th century. One of the nice location which says about the anciet history of France and its architectural intellingnce.