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Frankish Open Land Museum (Fraenkisches Freilandmuseum)

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Address: Eisweiherweg 1, 91438 Bad Windsheim, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 09841-4292
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Description: 60 original structures represent Franconia's rural past.

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with 127 structures, there was so much to see. Structures were from several different areas in Franconian area. They ranged over several time periods. There was plenty of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2014
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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Scotland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had a great time and if you are travelling by motorhome they also have a stellplatz just outside in the car park for 6 euros per night. the guide book is worth buying for one euro. Excellent if you visit during the summer when they have live demonstrations and walk up into the town, the town centre square has archaeological... More 

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

with 127 structures, there was so much to see. Structures were from several different areas in Franconian area. They ranged over several time periods. There was plenty of Restrooms and places to eat, which was very convenient for a pleasant day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is an outdoor museum, so go when the weather is nice. I recommend purchasing the guide book for 1 euro if you don't speak/read German. Our children enjoyed walking through the houses, and we enjoyed reading about the history. I wish we were there while the demonstrations were going on, but we still had a great time. The gardens... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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22 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This is a great outdoor living history museum. One important thing to note, is that the address here has it listed in Ansbach, it is not in Ansbach or Ansbach Landkreis but is 27 km away in Bad Windsheim.

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Petersaurach, Germany
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37 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This is a big area right next to Bad Windsheim with all sorts of OLD houses and buildings that have been transplanted here and set up so you can walk around and see how people lived hundreds of years ago. Visit there site and go when there are demonstrations going on. The do weaving, horse-shoeing, plowing, tanning, all sorts of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

This museum is about 15 miles from Rothenburg and well worth visiting. Old buildings have been relocated & furnished authentically in well kept gardens in many cases. It scores over similar museums in that livestock inhabit many of the buildings so the sights & smells add to the experience. Demonstrations of crafts and trades add to the attractions. There are... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

We went to the Freilansmuseum on a special day when they have loads of demonstrations of house building, baking, brewing etc and lots of people in costume play acting characters from the past. We adults found it very interesting but tall people watch out for the low doorways. We had a great explanation of the history of soldiering from a... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

As we were unable to find the entrance and parkinglot (though owning a navigationsystem) we parked our car at the museumsbrewery and bought an entranceticket at the museumscafe (Komunerbrau). A second part of this museum is in the 'Altstadt', the Old town, entrance is incuded in the entranceticket of the main museum. The Altstadt has stables, farmhouse, a church (museum... More 

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