An open-air museum is a museum that exhibits collections of buildings and artifacts out-of-doors. It is also frequently known as a museum of buildings, an ecomuseum or a folk museum. The concept of an open-air museum originated in Scandinavia in the late 19th century and spread widely.
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Enkhuizen, in the region of West-Frisia, was one of the harbour-towns of the VOC, just like Hoorn and Amsterdam, from where overseas trade with the East Indies was conducted. It received city rights in 1355. In the mid-17th century, Enkhuizen was… [Read more]
Open-air museum Glentleiten
The open-air museum Glentleiten is the museum of the district Upper Bavaria for the rural life, living and economics of past centuries. It is located above Großweil in the Upper Bavarian Voralpenland between Murnau and the Kochelsee. The museum was… [Read more]
Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood of Zaandam, near Zaandijk in the province of North Holland. It has a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses; the ca. 35 houses from all over the Zaanstreek were moved to the museum area in the… [Read more]