Regional Museum Alsfeld

Museum in Alsfeld

Regional Museum Alsfeld
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The Alsfeld City Museum, also known as the Regional Museum Alsfeld, is located in a half-timbered building in the historic old town of Alsfeld, Germany. The museum showcases the cultural history and development of the city of Alsfeld and the surrounding region.

The museum has several permanent exhibitions that cover various topics, including the history of the city and its architecture, local arts and crafts, and the life and work of local personalities. One of the museum’s highlights is its extensive collection of regional costumes, which includes traditional clothing worn by women in the Schwalmtal area, the inspiration for Little Red Riding Hood’s cape.

Visitors can also see displays of old crafts, such as pottery, blacksmithing, and weaving, as well as artifacts from Alsfeld’s medieval past, including coins and weaponry. The museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions on various themes related to the cultural history of the region.

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Visiting Regional Museum Alsfeld


Mon – Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Closed on Sundays and public holidays

Address: Geschichts- und Museumsverein Alsfeld e.V. Rittergasse 3-5 36304 Alsfeld Germany
Duration: 20 minutes

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