© Museumsdorf Niedersulz


© Museumsdorf Niedersulz

Village Life and Idyllic Scenes

Founded in 1979 the Museumsdorf Niedersulz is the largest Open Air Museum in Lower Austria, which exhibits and documents the workaday life of a characteristic village in the Weinviertel at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.

Nearly 80 historical buildings like farmhouses, chapels, barns, an old tavern and school, typical winecellars of two centuries are genuinely constructed in the Museumsdorf Niedersulz. Many of the interiors have been furnished and recreate lifestyle, how people were living in the countryside in these days.

Blooming Gardens & Flowery Meadows
The Museumsdorf is well-known for its colourful countrymen´s gardens and agricultural zones.
By now almost 400 fruit-bearing trees of ancient cultivars, managed grassland, historical vine cultures, pumpkin fields as well as herb gardens and kitchen gardens are shown in the Museumsdorf. Authentic crop rarities and regional flora are planted in accordance with ecological terms.

Pleasure & Leasure
An idyllic tavern with a conservatory in the middle of the village square offers local and seasonal dishes. Two play yards, picnic places and a museum shop with regional products complete the
numbering supply in the Museumsdorf. The „Living Farm“ with his ancient strains of domestic animals like pigs, donkeys, goats, geese, chickens and hares is one of the highlights not only for the younger visitors.

Lively Village Life
During opening season numerous performances and activities are arranged at the Museumsdorf. Traditional handcrafts and tasks of the former village life could be tried by oneself. Ancient and longforgotten craftmen’s technologies are shown at the weekends. Special guided tours report about rural customs and revives the village’s history and his fascinating stories.


Nadja Meister

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