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Worth the visit !!

With some local and US friends we visited this 'open air museum' on a sunny spring day. Was... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Otto B
Waterloo, Belgium
Interesting day trip

I spent the afternoon here last weekend and was not disappointed. Very educational as well as... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 Oct 2018
“Worth the visit !!”
30 Sep 2018
“Interesting day trip”
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Mackingerbach, 58091 Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2331 78070
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

With some local and US friends we visited this 'open air museum' on a sunny spring day. Was worthwhile strolling around enjoying the place.

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I spent the afternoon here last weekend and was not disappointed. Very educational as well as visually captivating - the Fachwerkhäuser and Nordrhein Westfalen scenery alike. The site is well located next to a bus stop in Hagen which was accessible via the central station...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is a very informative and original place, that has only one default: it's huge! We unfortunately hadn't enough time to enjoy the whole area, for which half a day seems essential. Still the stroll in this valley, the demonstrations of ancient workshops and the...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The early metalworking history of the area is excellently captured and remodelled. There are so many themed houses that a whole afternoon just flies by - there are also facilities for sustenance of young and old

Thank Bristonian
Reviewed 31 October 2016

is very nice to work for everybody also wheelchairs the beautiful time is in sommer and spring you can sit outside also cafe old workeres fabrication

Thank Roswitha H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

an assembly of historic buildings and workshops dating from the early days of industrial development in the region. It's an entertainig excursion into history,the cobblestone streets however require a bit of effort.

Thank qreghix
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Visited on a slightly rainy day but still not disappointed Lots to see and plenty of walking very interesting exhibits and live demonstrations Good day out all round, houses and scenery are picture postcard visit is a must if in area

1  Thank jodycav
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I’ve visited other Village-kind museum and they definitely are better. You see a few houses from the past but you can’t get an impression of the house interior design.

Thank qarliv
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing place where you can see how people used to live in the past. Great place to come with kids. Many houses to visit and see old houses, fully equipped from inside. If the weather is nice, you can spend there all day and have...More

Thank Lexie P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great place to see, if you are interested in German industrial history like forging, paper production, beer brewing, rope making and many other things. Please be aware, that the visit will take you min. 3-4 hours and a lot of (uphill) walking is required. The...More

2  Thank Jorhada
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Thida W
22 June 2017|
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Yes, you can. But cycling thru city centre won't be much fun.