Burg Altena, Germany
Westfälisches Freilichtmuseum
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Rural buildings in Westphalia
Paderborner Dorf

The idea of bringing together various types of agricultural buildings is approximately 100 years old. In Scandinavia the first open air museums appeared and they should preserve the relicts of rural heritage as the Westphalian Open Air museum does today for the cultural tradiions of Westphalia. In 2002 , more than 100 historically important buildings are shown to the visitors in Germanys greatest Open Air Museum.





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