Experience historic handcraft live
Visitors repeatedly have the opportunity to experience historic handcraft live at certain times (please ask as applicable) at the Open-Air Museum Molfsee. Thus, it incorporates several historic workshops which are used in-part by artisan businesses and associations.
The basket maker family
In the meantime in its third generation, the basket maker family Sell has been active since the 1970s at its workshop in the Open-Air Museum Molfsee Traditional and nonetheless using state-of-the-art technology – that distinguishes the craftsman business. As a specialist workshop, the basket maker offers quality work from a master’s hand. Visitors can partake in various workshops related to the craft of basket weaving. To make an appointment, call +49 (0) 431 682390.
The forge located on the museum grounds is run by Dr. Arne Paysen. Almost every day, you can observe him when preparing various tools, decorative items or custom-made items for houses and gardens. Moreover, he offers forging courses. You can make an appointment directly on-site or under +49 (0) 4347 7304942.
Visitors can observe the potters working in the pottery every day - or even try it themselves. Additionally, potter courses are offered. Further information is available under +49 (0) 4329 9138066 or +49 (0) 4347 713474.
Weaving Group 84 normally always runs the weaving mill on the dairy farm mountain Wednesdays and Sundays. Additional specific workshops are offered. Further information is available under +49 (0)431 311966 or +49 (0)431 361786.
For larger-scale events, further craftsmen such as wood turners, ribbon spinners, ribbon weavers and lace makers present their skills invite the visitors to participate.