Children run across a meadow towards half-timbered houses

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In our courses, workshops and projects you can immerse yourself in the everyday world of the Rhinelanders in the past and today, experience how they lived and worked and get to know handicraft and household techniques or explore nature.
The broad program offers offers for all age groups: from audio guides Guided tours of guided tours through the site, holiday offers, workshops and courses for adults and children, organized birthday parties and a children's museum guide. With special programs for schools, classes can experience for a few hours or for a whole week what everyday life in the Rhineland used to be like.
The WaldPädagogikZentrum Eifel (WPZ) invites you to experience the forest with a varied programme, from forest kindergarten to forest educational projects and team training for adults.
Highlights in the open-air museum New special exhibition Dark brown Bakelite TV, radio, vacuum cleaner and headphones Dark brown Bakelite TV, radio, vacuum cleaner and headphones
The chemist Leo Hendrik Baekeland applied for a patent for his invention in 1907: the phenolic resin, which he christened "Bakelite", became the "material of 1000 possibilities". Baekeland becomes the “father of plastic”. FormVollendet? Bakelit verändert den Alltag
Milk bar from Brühl highlights Milk bar counter with white and blue facing Milk bar counter with white and blue facing
The milk bar on the Rhineland market square was originally built in the summer of 1955 in Brühl on Carl-Schurz-Strasse. In the early years, the milk bar was a very popular meeting place, especially among young people in Brühl. In the decades that followed, however, the milk bar went through an eventful history More about the history of the milk bar (in german)

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LVR-Freilichtmuseum Kommern

Rheinisches Landesmuseum für Volkskunde

Eickser Straße, D-53894 Mechernich-Kommern

02443 / 99800

Opening Hours

Open 365 days a year!

Summer 29th March till 31st October: 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Winter 1st November till 30th March: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Admission until 1 hour before closing.

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