Shopping

It is not just the historical surroundings that will make you feel as if you are going on a journey back through time. The little shops are charmingly laid out, and there is always someone on hand to help you. Many of the products on offer are made in the traditional manner and are typical of the region. If you are looking for a gift, a souvenir of your visit to the museum, delicacies from Hesse or simply some information, you will find everything in the market square.

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Schäfer bakery

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If you detect the delicious smell of fresh bread wafting across the marketplace, then you can be sure that it comes from Peter Schäfer’s bakery. Here bread is produced in the traditional manner: from sour dough prepared on site and baked in a stone oven over a century old. Crisp bread rolls, delicious cakes and pastries are also made here. And they are only available at the Hessenpark Open Air Museum.

Brush makers

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Making brushes is a traditional craft for the Hintz family. The practice of this trade is now in the third generation.  The offering in their shop is unbelievably large – there are brushes in every conceivable shape, and made of different materials to clean and brush everything. They make them for housework, the kitchen, personal grooming and even for dolls’ houses. And they use only natural products in their brushes.

Goldsmiths

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High-quality jewellery from Hesse is for sale in our goldsmith’s shop. You can look over the shoulder of our goldsmith, Marcel Schweer, as he produces items of jewellery in the open workshop. And what’s more, you can make your own jewellery in the courses on offer.

“Delikat(H)essen"

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Fine Hessian cuisine at Hessenpark is the name of Andrea Kömpel’s shop. All manners of Hessian delicacies and souvenirs are on offer. They’re either handcrafted or produced in small, artisanal workshops. Kömpel, a true gourmet, has only chosen products she enjoys herself.

Museum shop

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If you want to take a memento of your wonderful visit to Hessenpark home with you, you are sure to find something appropriate in the museum shop in the entrance building. There is charcoal, and other products from our demonstrations, publications accompanying current exhibitions in the museum, the popular organic tinned German saddleback sausage and all kinds of items with the well-known Hessenpark logo. The range is rounded off by literature from Hesse and souvenirs.

Herb shop

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In the herb shop on the market square, you will find a wide selection of dried organic herbs and other organic products to enjoy and help you look after your health.  The varied offering ranges from different types of tea to confectionary all the way to beauty products and books on herbs. The inviting book section will entice you to linger and browse a while.

Market shop

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The market shop is just the place to visit if you think of buying a snack or a souvenir for someone at home. The Emmerich family has a large selection of fruit spirits and sausage specialities for those who love best quality regional delicacies. Egg products from the Wetterau, natural honey, confectionary and fresh fruit from Ockstadt round off the range on offer.

Schawellsche

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Here you will find high-quality wooden toys, games, decorative items and of course “Schawellsche”, the southern Hessian dialect for stool. Some of the products are made in carpentry workshops in Oberursel by disabled people.

Trachten shop

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The owner, Kathrin Franz, offers good quality, timeless, folklore fashion in her Trachten shop selling traditional attire. There is a wide selection of smart dirndls and robust lederhosen. And many a bride has also found the perfect dress for her big day here.

Clockmaker´s Workshop

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The open-air museum houses a new clockmaker´s workshop. Large watches of all kinds, with an emphasis on historical timepieces, are repaired and gears and watches are manufactured here. The clockmakers, Oliver Hambel and Joshua Becker, also offer home visits to pick up watches and then maintain and repair them.

Trachten shop

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The owner, Kathrin Franz, offers good quality, timeless, folklore fashion in her Trachten shop selling traditional attire. There is a wide selection of smart dirndls and robust lederhosen. And many a bride has also found the perfect dress for her big day here.