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Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark)

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Very Historic...absolutely beautiful!

An open huge Museum like a 50 or more hectare areas. Everyone can just walk from an old house to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alkllways nice to visit

After 3 years I again visited this huge open air museum this tiime with a French delegation. You... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Guy F
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The Hessenpark Open Air Museum HESSENPARK OPEN AIR MUSEUM - Established in 1974 - Total area: 65 hectares (160 acres) -More than 100 houses from the past - Over 200,000 objects from eve The Hessenpark Open Air Museum takes its visitors on a voyage...more
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Laubweg 5, 61267 Neu-Anspach, Hesse, Germany
+49 6081 5880
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An open huge Museum like a 50 or more hectare areas. Everyone can just walk from an old house to another house where you can dramatically see and feel every cultural and historical things before and early 1900´s.... They have also some animals in the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

After 3 years I again visited this huge open air museum this tiime with a French delegation. You can pass at least half a day in this parc, especially if you want to follow demonstations of former craftsman demonstrations. All the buildings were houses were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Guy F
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This park is huge. We spent at least 3 hours looking at all the old homes. Most seem to be rebuilds - a few might be replicas. Unfortunately when we went all the exhibits were closed. But it was still an excellent experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brit C
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Having visited the nearby Roman Fort at Saalburg we moved on to this excellent open air museum where the old buildings have been saved and moved onto this site and reconstructed. It is a huge area with numerous buildings to visit and walk around. Most...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roger T
Reviewed August 7, 2018

You need at least 2 hours to get round the vast site and that is probably pushing it if you want to take in the various craft activities demonstrated and have some refreshments. The first part is an old town square with shops / cafe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Most of the displays were unapproachable or the buildings were bare inside. Many were roped off so you couldn't see much up close. There were only a couple of reenactors when we were there. It was very hot in the sun, with few areas of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I love to visit this park (museum). Amazing to see how people had build homes and what type and kind of businesses they had run in really small spaces. An absolute must the Christmas market in by far the best in Hessen. They also make...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We just visited the Hessenpark for no specific reason. Was it wrong to go? No, not at all! If you just want to go shopping and see the town square known as the market place you don’t have to buy a ticket. If you get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Petra S, Museumsmarketing at Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark), responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad that you spent a nice day with us. This summer is really wonderful in the Hessenpark!

Reviewed June 12, 2018

When it first opened it was only a few buildings, now it covers a large area with a lot of different building from different times. All these building are originals and have been dismantled (brick by brick) from their original locations, transported and rebuilt at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dirk E
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

The museum is big, detailed, interesting and very informative when one reads German. There's animals, restaurants and kids can run around

Date of experience: September 2017
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October 20, 2017|
Response from BMerav | Reviewed this property |
You will find all info on their website, They have a link to the regional public transportation website. From Frankfurt you’ll have to take a train to one of the mentioned cities: Wehrheim Neu-Anspach / Anspach Bahnhof... More