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Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark)

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great example of an open air museum

You need at least 2 hours to get round the vast site and that is probably pushing it if you want to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David F
Chester, United Kingdom
Fun in all kinds of weather

I love to visit this park (museum). Amazing to see how people had build homes and what type and... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Neu-Anspach, Germany
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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 1 week ago

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

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

Thank 503estelleh
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

Thank ThomasRS1
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

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

2  Thank BMerav
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Exploring areas around Frankfurt this summer was amazing and I must give all the thanks to my girlfriend for providing such a great view of the area she grew up in. Hessenpark had my interest from the description alone, having travelled to Beamish in England...More

2  Thank Squidgybuffalo
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Tourist information gave me a train and bus schedule from the city - Google maps failed. It was fairly easy, but takes over an hour to the door. Entrance was 8 euros which was nothing for what was on offer. The museum has historic buildings...More

Thank HillWW
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We had only half day free on a Sunday and decided to pay it a visit base on a friend's recommendation. The park was built in the 80s with many old houses around Hessen province. Basically most of the houses in the park were build...More

Thank hsieh J
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Firstly, to those who gave this low ratings - you clearly weren't prepared and get bored quickly! We spent *7* hours here and could probably have spent longer. Yes, at first we thought 8 Euros to get in was steep, but it was SO worth...More

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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