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Season 2023

26 th of March to 5 th of November 2023, 
daily from 9 am to 6 pm (last admission 5 pm),
in August daily from 9 am to 7 pm  (last admission 6 pm)

Welcome to the Black Forest 
Open Air Museum!

Relive the past with all your senses and take home thousands of new impressions

Experience on your tour of historic farms how people lived and worked in the Black Forest up to 600 years ago. 

For your visit to the museum 


Open workshop for families
Little castle of Effringen
Living room
horse-drawn carriage

Sam's tips for kids

Hello kids! I am Sam and I am living in the Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof. Come and visit me, there are lots of surprises for you!

Guided Tours

Our guided tour with an expert allow you to immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the Black Forest.