Westfälisches Freilichtmuseum M U S E U M D E V E L O P M E N T , - H I S T O R Y
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Last years opening
History in short
Owner:Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL)
22 july 1960 RESOLUTION to found an open air museum in Detmold
01 april 1963 First workers start their work in Detmold
may 1966 As first building the house "Große Endebrock" from Osnabrück
07 july 1971 First season of the Westphalian Open Air Museum started
1974 Title of the "Landesmuseum für Volkskunde"
13 july 1981 Opening of the "Paderborn village" in the museum
1997 Opening of the "Sauerland village"
2000 Famous exhibition "ZimmerWelten -wie junge Leute heute wohnen"
2000 New central depot
2000/2002 New administration building achieved/renovation of the "Krummes Haus", which will be used as administration building further on