Purposefully to the museum
Our museum is easy to find.
You can reach us by car, bus or bicycle.
Further information on arrival and parking facilities can be found here.
From the north:
Take the A 2 exit Herford / Bad Salzuflen, B 239 direction Detmold / Horn-Bad Meinberg and follow in Detmold the signs "open-air museum" / Freilichtmuseum.
From the west:
Also take the A 2 to junction 27 Kreuz Bielefeld Zentrum and then take the B 66 direction Lage / Lemgo and in Lage the B 239 direction Detmold / Horn-Bad Meinberg.
From the south:
Take the A 33 to exit 26 Paderborn-Elsen, then the B 1 direction Hameln / Horn-Bad Meinberg to exit Altenbeken / Horn direction Horn, then in the direction of Detmold to Heiligenkirchen, continue on the Paderborner Straße direction Detmold.
At the Paderborner Straße there is a large parking lot.
You can also use the overflow car park at Friedrich-Ebert-Straße on special days such as FRELICHTgenuss and MuseumsAdvent. This is only about 10 minutes walk from the open-air museum.
Handicapped and wheelchair users can also use the car park near the Paderborn village. Just contact the cashier. You can then drive your car directly to the parking lot.
Riding by Bus from Detmold central station
Bus 701 direction Berlebeck to the stop Freilichtmuseum
Bus 703 direction Hiddesen to the stop Freilichtmuseum
Bus 782 direction Bad Meinberg to the stop Freilichtmuseum
Further information: www.stadtverkehr-detmold.de
From Easter to October
Touristic Line 792
Further information: www.naturparkbus.de
LWL-open-air museum Detmold
Westfalian State Museum for Rural History and Culture
Phone: +49 (0) 52 31 / 706 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 52 31 / 706 - 106
For further questions please contact our info office:
Phone: +49 (0) 5 23 1 / 706 -104