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The Alamannen museum, Weingarten, Germany

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 11th of September, 2009
This small museum is worth a look, if you are in the city center of Weingarten. It contains the history of the Alamannen, a tribe living in that area over 1700 years before. Also findings are exhibited there, even some burrial places reconstruction. In the area of Weingarten, at the outskirts of the town, a graveyard by the Alamannen has been found, containing more than 100 graves.
The museum has recently been renovated in 2008, offering now a completely new way of exhibitons. Also for kids there´s a lot they can touch and work by themselves.

Address:
Alamannenmuseum Weingarten
Karlstraße 28
88250 Weingarten
Tel. 0751 405-125
museen@weingarten-online.de

Price:
2€


Opening Hours:
Tuesday-sunday: 14.00 -17.00 o'clock
thursday: 14:00 - 18.00 o'clock
The first thursday in the month:
14:00 - 20:00 o'clock
During art exhibitions also on sunday: 10:00 - 12:00 o'clock

 
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