• Löffelschnitzen in der Drehkoite Girkhausen
    Löffelschnitzen in der Drehkoite Girkhausen Photo: BLB-Tourismus GmbH
  • Ausstellung Arfelder Schmiede
    Ausstellung Arfelder Schmiede Photo: CC BY, Andreas Becker, Heimatverein Arfeld,
  • Arfelder Schmiede
    Arfelder Schmiede Photo: CC BY, Andreas Becker, Heimatverein Arfeld,
  • Photo: BLB-Tourismus GmbH

Historical to touch

Museums of traditions

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.

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. 

Glanzstück im Golddorf: Heimathaus Diedenshausen

Als einziges Bundesgolddorf im Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein beherbergt Diedenshausen ein besonderes Glanzstück: ein altes Heimathaus.

Große Ideen im Miniaturformat: Modellbahn Arfeld

Auf der Arfelder Modellbahnanlage geht es rund. Die großartige Welt mit kleinsten Details im Miniaturformat besticht durch ihren regionalen Charme.


Wissenswertes rund um die Wisente - auch "König der Wälder" genannt, finden Sie in der Wisent-Erlebnisausstellung.

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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