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Ecomusee d'Alsace

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The Écomusée d'Alsace, just a 20-minute drive from Mulhouse, is the largest living, open-air museum in France. Explore an early 20th-century Alsatian village, with its streets, traditional buildings, and lush gardens and fields, and take part in all...more
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Chemin du Grosswald, 68190 Ungersheim, France
+33 3 89 74 44 74
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

Its like going back to the past. There are lots of activities to do throughout the day. I attended one for pottery and learned a lot about the process. The boat ride and the wagon ride were nice. You can spend all day here learning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lindsey F
Reviewed February 2, 2019

The museum illustrates rural life and the way the buildings looked like in such villages during early years of the 20th century. Buildings actually look great, most of them wooden constructions. Beautiful gardens and green areas surround the museum. Some farm animals can be found...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Luisguiper
Reviewed December 19, 2018

A beautiful open air museum built as a coherent village. Much of the information is in English language too, but for a full experience it is best you speak French or German. The local restaurant was fantastic. We had a great and hearty meal and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Visited it during the Advent/Crhistmas period and absolutely LOVED IT despite the rain! They offer different activities for children and adults, they show craftmen working like back then, like for example making pottery or the blacksmith forging iron (you also get to ask questions), etc....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ma P
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Plenty of exhibits to occupy the day with demonstrations ,and restored houses and rural buildings .Includes farm animals and free tours by horse and wagon or tractor and trailer.Good value for money especially if you buy tickets in advance from tourist offices in local towns...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ted M
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The website and indeed the name of this place completely undersold the amazing living museum - so much to see and take part in, It is beautifully kept, well curated with lots of special exhibitions and talks. All our kids loved it (ages 7,10 and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charlie L
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

A very enjoyable and interesting experience and worth the €15 entrance which we were concerned might be quite high before entering. As a major tourist attraction we thought there should be more information in English on the information boards especially as not all of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2918MZstevec
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating living museum with reconstructed houses from different areas of Alsace and from different periods. There are demonstrations of various crafts that are interesting for young and old alike.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deborah C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We really enjoyed our time at this very interesting place, where old houses from different regions of Alsace have been rebuilt and set out on a very big site. There was lots to see, all very well arranged and work is still going on to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank a2lmie
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The Ecomusee has a fascinating collection of old buildings from all over the area, carefully restored and placed in this recreated village. It actually feels like a real working village. The farm animals add to the authenticity of the place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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