What makes this traditional barn special is the combination of keeping livestock and the harvest under one roof. Its location on a slope allowed the farmer direct access to the threshing floor via a ramp
The southern Chiemgau region is a popular elite hunting destination to this day and the Wieselberg hut was built as prestigious lodging for wealthy hunting guests in 1897. When the annex for foresters and woodsmen was built in 1954, a new social group moved into the mountain hut. Both functions, workers' accommodation and hunting lodge, are clearly separated.
The furnishings in the rope workshop are from the 19th century and came from a workshop which was in operation in Weilheim, Upper Bavaria, until 1925. A new building was constructed by the Open Air Museum specifically to show it to this extent.