Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim, Bad Windsheim

#8 of 71 in Museums in Middle Franconia
Must see · History Museum · Historic Site
Step into the rural Franconia of ages past with a visit to Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim. This open-air museum and preserved collection of villages depicts life as it was over 700 years ago. You'll find a collection of over 100 authentically furnished buildings, including farmsteads, craftsmen's cottages, shepherd's huts, barns, stables, bakeries, drying houses for fruit and flax, a school, a municipal building, and a manor house. The village buildings, which pay homage to the lifestyle of the Franconian people, are arranged in six groups to depict different regions and themes. Become acquainted with the authentic livestock on site, tour the farm's crops, and browse through traditional crafts. You can opt to visit the entire museum, or just a few of the villages. Arrange your visit to Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bad Windsheim using our Bad Windsheim trip itinerary site.
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  • This is a remarkable open air museum - a collection of farm buildings from various centuries. Very spacious, lovely grounds, historically interesting and engaging. Also nice for kids, who will love...  more »
  • We had a lovely Fall day to walk around. It rained briefly, but we found shelter in an old shepherd's hut (bed on wheels) :). They also have a restaurant and place for drinks.  more »
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