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Fasnetsmuseum, Weingarten, Germany

 
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added on the 5th of October, 2009
In a former property of the monastery of Weingarten, there is the new Fasnetsmuseum. It was founded on 2003 and shows you the rich culture and developement of the Altdorfer (old name of Weingarten) Fasnet. Over 50 lifesize figures and other documents, motives etc. show you what Fasnet looks like. This tradition is still alife today, when in the beginning of the year this is being held.

Address:
Fasnetsmuseum der Plätzlerzunft
Am Vorderochsen 3
88250 Weingarten
Tel: 0751 / 5577377 (Jürgen Hohl, Vorsitzender des Fördervereins Fasnetsmuseum)Tel: 0751 / 58906 (Klaus Müller, Zunftmeister)
Email: museum@plaet

Price:
Adults: 2,50 Euro, reduced: 2 Euro, free until the age of 16 Jahre

Opening Hours:
On sundays and vacation:
13.30 - 17 o'clock
Specialopenings and guided tours within the week can be inquired
(Please one week before!)

How to get there:
Best way to get there is by car or bus.

 
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