Groß Raden Archaeological Museum

Groß Raden, Germany

The Groß Raden Archaeological Open Air Museum is in a depression that borders directly onto the lake of Groß Radener See. On a peninsula in front of that lies its circular castle rampart, visible from afar, which has a diameter of 50 metres. From 1973 to 1980 extensive excavations were carried out here, led by Ewald Schuldt, during the course of which the remnants of a Slavic settlement dating to the 9th and 10th centuries was unearthed. The fort has been reconstructed based on the excavations and established as an archaeological open-air museum. It has been enhanced by finds from the Slavic castle of Behren-Lübchin.



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Johann Adam (2 years ago)
It was great, not just the outdoor area, but also the museum for the Schwerin castle complex (castle). Coincidentally on the day with the medieval market. Bring food and drinks - tables and benches are there. Please leave the car in the parking lot - do not "overlook" the ban on driving through. The footpath is beautiful!
Manuela Fliegauf (2 years ago)
Great to see how people used to live here. Unfortunately we landed here quite late in the afternoon and checked everything out in fast forward and in the pouring rain. If we are in the area again, we will definitely visit this open-air museum again. The two rhinoceros beetles that you could lie on and vibrate gave you the feeling of flying with them and seeing the world through their eyes were particularly funny.
birgitt (2 years ago)
Very attractively designed, well air-conditioned exhibition. The outdoor area can be reached on foot in about 5-10 minutes. One star was deducted because only a 'short visit' was possible here due to the great heat and lack of shade.
M. K. Wienmeister (2 years ago)
Great facility in the middle of nature. Descriptive with people who spend their free time there and live the time. They practice the old craft and some things can be purchased. Another museum not far from the open-air museum should also be visited. Great video lecture included.
Gugulethu Nyoni (2 years ago)
Beautiful experience.
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