Guided Tours for Adults

We offer guided tours and programs for groups in German, English and French; Dutch, Italian and Spanish upon request. We appreciate early enrolment, at least one week before the date requested.

Registration form Guided tours and hands-on programs (pdf file)

General Guided Tour "Back Then"

Using selected farm compounds by way of example, the general guided tour gives insight into life, living and housekeeping in rural Upper Bavaria. Learn more about the aims and objectives and the work of the open air museum!

Duration: 90 minutes
Fee: 65 € plus admission, in English or Spanish 85 € plus admission
Participants: not more than 25 persons

Thematic Guided Tours

Duration: 90 minutes
Fee: 65,00 € plus admission
Participants: not more than 25 persons

In addition to a general introduction, the thematic guided tours provide you with more detailed insight into selected points of emphasis:

A Summer on the Alpine Farm

The section of alpine farms presents buildings from the Ammergau mountains to the Berchtesgadener Land. Gain insight into the lives of dairymaids and keepers beyond the usual clichés and romantic connotations.


A journey to the (un)hygienic conditions of the past around water supply, dung heap and outhouse.

Everything around the Mill…

The valley of mills follows the motto: "Water as a Driving Force". Experience the different applications hydropower was used for in the whetstone mill, the flour mill and the hammer mill.

Gardens, Meadows and Fields

Learn to know the historic cultivated landscape during a tour around the museum! A journey of discovery through gardens, fields, forests, meadows and alpine pastures.