Visit Hessenpark

Open daily from 9 am to 6 pm

Welcome to Hessenpark

Prices, opening times, arriving by car or public transport – everything you need to know in advance of your visit can be found here.

Discover the Open Air Museum

Die Hessenpark-Karte

Interactive map

Get an overview of the 104 historical half-timbered houses over 65 hectares of the museum site with our interactive map.

Off we go!

Family route

By taking the family route, children and adults can discover together how people used to live and work in Hesse in former centuries.


Rarities Route

Our Rarities Discovery Route takes you to buildings in the Hessenpark which were unusual even compared to historical standards.


Disabled Access at Hessenpark


Through Hessenpark without hindrance

Due to historical accuracy and conditions, our grounds are not entirely accessible. However, many roads and historical buildings are quite accessible for users of wheelchairs and walking frames.

Book special events


Plan your visit

You can book museum tours in the following languages: English, French, Spanish, Turkish and Finnish.

Eating & drinking


Stop for a bite after a walk through the museum

If you need some refreshment, you will find regional delicacies in the marketplace and in the rustic inns in the Northern Hesse Ensemble of buildings.


Shopping in the market square


Would you like a little more?

Crispy bread from the woodburning oven, spicy sausage, traditional brushes, delicate jewellery and lots more – you can shop till you drop in the museum’s marketplace.