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Museums of traditions

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What moved people in Bad Berleburg hundreds of years ago? How did they live, what work nourished them? You can find out in the region's museums of traditions. Whether slate mine, manual turnery or blacksmith museum - tradition and handicraft are in focus here.
Wat bewoog de mensen in Bad Berleburg en de dorpen honderden jaren geleden? Hoe leefden ze, wat voor werk onderhield hen? U kunt het te weten komen in de lokale geschiedenis huizen in onze regio. Of het nu gaat om een leisteenmijn, een draaibank of een smederijmuseum - traditie en vakmanschap staan hier centraal.
Manor house in Schwarzenau

The former Schwarzenau hunting lodge was the "Monument of the Month 2007".  The architecture is late baroque in style.

Alexander-Mack-Museum – The pilgrimage site of the Pietists

Experience Schwarzenau’s interesting history and impressive culture with all of your senses: The Alexander-Mack-Museum is guaranteed to provide you with this experience!

A real hammer – The forge museum in Arfeld

For both young and old visitors, the forge museum in Arfeld offers both historical information and handicraft you can have a go at yourself.

Drehkoite Girkhausen - Local history museum for craftsmanship

The Drehkoite in Girkhausen, an old wood workshop, is a special witness to the social and everyday culture of the Berleburger Oberland. 

Schloss Berleburg – a royal ancestral home

Schloss Berleburg has an impressive fairytale ambience: Wonderful concerts, unique guided tours and the thought-provoking WeihnachtsZeitreise (Christmas journey through time) make this place something really special.

The Raumland slate mine

Cool temperatures, a gloomy cave and gigantic cliff formations carry visitors to the slate mine away to another world. 

Highlight in the gold village: Heimathaus Diedenshausen (local history museum)

As the only federal gold village in the district of Siegen-Wittgenstein, Diedenshausen is home to a special highlight: an old home local history museum.

Big Ideas in Miniature: Arfeld Model Railway

The Arfeld model railway is a hive of activity. The magnificent world with the smallest details in miniature format captivates with its regional charm.

Bison Experience Exhibition

You will learn interesting facts about the bison - also known as the "King of the Forests" - in the bison experience exhibition.

You like to learn more historical?

On the website of "Museums in Wittgenstein" you can also find neighbouring offers of Museums of traditions which reflect altogether the traditions and everyday life in Wittgenstein of the past:
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