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Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark)

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Address: Laubweg 5, 61267 Neu-Anspach, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 4960815880
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

104 buildings recreate German life throughout the centuries.

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Nicely done.

We were nicely surprised by the park. Very nicely done! You have the impression of being brought to the past! Great for a family outing with children. Worth seeing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Deeandkonsti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were nicely surprised by the park. Very nicely done! You have the impression of being brought to the past! Great for a family outing with children. Worth seeing.

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Thank Deeandkonsti
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hessenpark Open Air Museum is a perfect option for families with young children, although it took a bit of hunting to find the website as it does not come up under Hessenpark rather Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark. With over 100 historic structures situated on 150 acres it represents the perfect place to let kids explore, learn a bit about history, eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Lots of building to go in and Learn about also play area and animals to keep the children busy. There is also food to buy or you can take your own to eat in the picnic areas. shops to buy traditional things.

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Thank Elizabeth S
Niedernhausen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent the day exploring all of the old buildings and walking the trails in the park. We had lunch at the restaurant in the market square and the staff was very friendly. They spoke a little English but all of the exhibits and menus are in German. Overall a fun day.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Nice location, historical attractions, great time with the Family. It can be a nice program for Sundays.

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Thank ZolSz
Louisville, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The buildings that have been moved and rebuilt are amazing. There are people dressed in period costumes demonstrating the jobs and tasks of the times. Ex: black blacksmithing, weaving, ceramics, farming. There are 2 restaurants so it is easy to spend the day. Plenty of farm animals for the kids to enjoy.

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Stoke-on-Trent, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

One of the things at which Germany excels is the 'open-air museum' concept and Hessenpark is one of the best I have visitied. The museum has a very extensive collection of old buildings from the area which have been re-erected on-site. Although the signs inside the buildings are exclusivey in German, there is a panel with information in English outside... More 

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Chestnut Ridge, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We went on a Saturday in early Sept 2015 and the whole place was bustling! The mini museums as well as the presence of various vendors made for a really interesting day trip. While the articles in the museum are mostly in German, the ladies and gentleman manning each museum speak fluent english and are more than happy to share... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

All signs were in German, no assistance for non / speakers of little German. This made the displays less interesting. The food options are limited, the playground small. The windmills were nice though. Wont be returning.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

My First Visit to an Open Air Museum was simply worth the Time. Its Huge and requires lot of time and interest in knowing how the ancient people lived before the war. it will typically show case the German Culture, Half Timbered Building from the Lands of Hesse. Houses from outside seems to be quite small but when you peep... More 

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