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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KTJ (2 months ago)
Ein super Erlebnis! Ein Tag vorher haben wir angerufen und die netten Mitarbeiterinnen haben alles in Bewegung gesetzt, damit uns eine Führung ermöglicht wird. Die Führung war sehr gut, spannend und auch lustig. GROßES DANKESCHÖN an die Mitarbeiterin, die super auf unsere verrückte Gruppe eingegangen ist ??
Heike (2 months ago)
We parked in Groß Raden, across from the classic car museum. From there you walk about 10 minutes to the Slav Museum, which was closed at the beginning of July due to Corona. It takes another 10 to 15 minutes to walk through the woods and fields to the actual open-air museum. Overall, it is a small, beautiful hike. We really liked the open-air museum because it is designed to be very informative. There is sufficient information material in every "hut". The life of the Vikings is illustrated in a very interesting way. We learned a lot about it. The facility is well maintained. There was no event when we were there. So the area was almost deserted, which didn't bother us at all.
Kerstin Ide (3 months ago)
After a good walk through Groß Raden and the subsequent forest, we have arrived at the Groß Raden open-air museum. The chairman of the board cast a spell over us with his clothing and the great explanations. Lovingly and with a lot of patience, he explained everything very precisely to the children and adults present. We got to know a lot of new things and look forward to the next time, maybe when the medieval market is here. Thanks to all employees that something so beautiful has been created here and will be continued.
7moik (13 months ago)
Very nice open air museum. Unfortunately the exhibition was closed. It is definitely worth a visit.
Jens Henschke (3 years ago)
sehr interessant wie die Vorfahren damals gelebt haben, man kommt sich vor als würde man in einer anderen Zeit leben..vom Parklatz aus muss man jedoch ganz schön weit laufen...
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