A Place of Learning and Fun for the Entire Family
At the foot of the majestic peaks of the Alps, surrounded by hills, lakes, meadows and forests, in the small village of Diepolz near the town of Immenstadt at an altitude of 1037m, lies our open air museum, the Allgäuer Bergbauernmuseum.
Its historic buildings and their exhibits illuminate the everyday life and work of the regional hill-farmers. You will learn about the daily routines of a subsistence farmer, about unique aspects of hill-farming, and about the structural economic changes that led to the development of present day dairy farming for which the region is famous today.
The tour around the museum will lead you past our herb and our cottage garden and our apiary. Inside the farmhouse children will love to find real farm-animals and a hay-stack open for play while the parents can enjoy spectacular views of the mountains.
If you feel hungry after touring the museum, you are invited to a rest in the historic alpine dairy hut on the museum grounds. Or you enjoy a meal in the small restaurant “Drei-Käse-Hoch” next to the museum in the local dairy.
The museum shop in the entrance building has regional products, books, gifts and souvenirs on offer. Short descriptions of the museum in English, French and Italian are available at the front-desk in the entrance building.
Groups can book guided tours in English and French (advance booking is required).
Enjoy your day!
Children (up to six years): free
Children (7 to 15 years), students, unemployed or disabled persons (with proof of eligibility): € 3.50
Adults: € 5.50
Family Ticket (parents with children): € 11.00
€ 0.50 reduction with Allgäu-Walser-Card
Season Ticket for Families: € 34.00
Group charge for children (minimum 10 persons): € 3.00
Group charge for adults (minimum 10 persons): € 5.00
Group charge for kindergarten visitors: € 1.00
If you use public transport you receive a 50% discount upon presentation of your ticket.
- Entrance building (1025 m above sea level) with reception, museum shop, exhibition relating to the history of Allgäu mountain farming
- Cottage garden and herb garden
- "Wiedemann-Hof": An actively managed farm with farm animals, children's haystack and children’s video screen and an exhibition showing the cultural history of cattle and a walk-in cow stomach
- Panorama hall: Toy-tractor course for children (3 to 7 years), events, cowshed privately owned
- "Sattler-Hof" farmhouse: Time travel to the 1920's in a listed Allgäu farmhouse
- Alpine hay shed and bark-covered woodcutters shelter
- "Rosshütte":Loggers cabin with exhibition about logging in the Allgäu region, poachers room
- Panoramic mountain view
- "Höfle-Alpe" (1100 m above sea level): Alpine hut with original furnishings and exhibition about the history of alpine hill farming in the Allgäu region. Food and beverage service
- Kuhnigunden-Trail: Easy walk around the museum, length: 5 km, duration: 2 h, play and information for the whole family
- Parish church “St. Blasius”
- Village dairy and restaurant “Drei Käse Hoch” (1st floor)