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Ecomusée d'Alsace

Just about all Alsace in a nutshell!
History and tradition
Nature and environment
Ungersheim
France
The Écomusée d'Alsace is the largest living open- air museum in France and shows an Alsatian village from the early 20th century. It illustrates what rural life was like in Alsace and invites visitors to find out about the popular traditions and art of the region, including buildings and artefacts, craftsmen at work, temporary exhibitions, attractions and events both small and large.

A MIRROR OF REGIONAL HERITAGE

Every time you visit the museum, experience what life was like in rural Alsace and explore the extraordinary heritage of the Écomusée d'Alsace, with its houses, crafts, cooking, agriculture and also its surrounding gardens, river and fields.

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

Traditional festivities, daily activities and events for all the family, remarkable exhibitions, rides on boats or in tractor- or horse-drawn carriages, participative workshops and classes - in the Écomusée the attractions, events and entertainment are for sharing with friends or family, all through the seasons.

A CONSERVATION SITE

The Écomusée d'Alsace comprises over 75 buildings from all over Alsace, including houses, farms, a school, a chapel, a train station and a sawmill. The museum shows the main types of Alsatian architecture, representative of their origins, social group and era. The houses have been fitted out with furniture and everyday objects through donations made by the people of Alsace. The museum's collection contains some 40,000 objects and articles, including furniture, everyday items, clothing, tools and farming machinery, dating from the 1800s to the 1950s.

AND AN EXPERIENCE FOR SHARING

In 2014, the museum also started turning its attention to the major challenges that tomorrow holds in store for us, for housing, agriculture, biodiversity and “living together”.

A new area, “Living in the 21st century”, featuring the Bàuistella festival of experiments in architecture, heralds the start of this new project, which shows that the Écomusée d'Alsace is also very much a museum of today's society, with a firmly-established heritage and visitor facilities, of which it can be justly proud.

Temporary exhibitions

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Opening hours

2018 SEASON
Open from 25 March to 4 November 2018 and from 1 December 2018 to 6 January 2019.

March, April, May, September, October, November: from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm
June, July, August: open daily from 10 am to 6 pm
Christmas season: from Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm.

Variable opening days and hours, please check our calendar on www.ecomusee.alsace
Address
Ecomusée d'Alsace
Chemin du Grosswald
68190
Ungersheim
France
+33 3 89 74 44 74

47.852795, 7.28548