Mittelalterdorf / Freiluftmuseum von Botanicus

Das historische Mittelalter Dorf und der damit verbundenen ökologischen Gartenanlage ist eines der Hauptprojekte der Firma Botanicus. Das Mittelalterdorf ist kein Modell oder eine Nachmachung eines Dorfes aus einer bestimmten Zeit. Das Hauptziel des Bautes war es, eine mittelalterliche Atmosphäre für die Kunsthandwerker zu erschaffen, welche eine Symbiose mit den Gärten bildet. Alle Materialien - hauptsächlich Hölzer und Steine stammen aus recyclten Materialien aus der unmittelbaren Region. Das historische Dorf wurde 1999 fertiggestellt und ist seit dem Jahre 2000 für Besucher geöffnet.



Plan Of The Craft Centre
  1. 1) Entrance Hall
  2. 2) Gate
  3. 3) Log Store
  4. 4) Wood carving
  5. 5) Rope-works
  6. 6) Basketry
  7. 7) Garden Entrance
  8. 8) Pottery
  9. 9) Wire Works
  10. 10) Gold panning
  11. 11) Wine press
  12. 12) Sheep pen
  13. 13) Great Guild Hall
  14. 14) Prison cell
  15. 15) "Old " Bridge
  16. 16) Mint
  17. 17) Photography exhibition
  18. 18) Gingerbreads
  19. 19) Bakery
  20. 20) Blacksmith´s forgen
  21. 21) Blacksmith Bellow
  1. 22) Puppet´s workroom
  2. 23) Water reservoir
  3. 24) Weaver´s House
  4. 25) Candle making
  5. 26) Soap making
  6. 27) Distillation
  7. 28) Paper-pulp Hammer Mil
  8. 29) Paper making
  9. 30) Printing press
  10. 31) Water wheel
  11. 32) Pancakes
  12. 33) Staircase
  13. 34) Leathercraft
  14. 35) Craft shops
  15. 36) Stone Polishing
  16. 37) Open Air Theatre
  17. 38) Fire Exit
  18. 39) Toilets
  19. 40) Archery
  20. 41) First Aid
  21. 42) Bridge



Come and see the various craftsmen in their workshops as they work with rope, stone. wire, candles, hand—made paper and metals.

ROPE-MAKING

A craft which was vital in earlier times for everything from stringing bows to shipbuilding you can try to make your own rope for 2 Groschs.

MINT

coins are traditionally "struck" from blank disc of pre-cious metal. Visit our mint and you can see yourself how much power is required to make a coin. Make your own for 2 Groschs.

WIRING

Find out about wiremen's skills. Try wiring a stone. making a ring and discover how pots were mended.

CANDLE-MAKING

Here you can learn everything about tne nodding "Don-key" and how tne candles were made in earlier times. Witn a little patiente you can make your own candle. It costs just 3 Groschs.

SOAP-MAKING

The layenaer, orange and rose smell really nice in the soapmaker's workshop. You tan make your own washballs following the traditional old recipe for 5 Groschs.

PAPER-MAKING

Not to be missed triis is an exact copy of a traditional pul-ping machine and very noisy when the metal reinforced giant hammers are being driven by tne water wneel. However you can still quietly make a sheet of paper your-self in complete safety for 2 Groschs.

PRINTING PRESS

The first printed books in Bohemia originate from the middle of 15th century using J. Gutenberg's printing press. You can try to print your initials on a replica of his printing press or write with a goose quill for 2 Groschs.

GINGERBREADS

At the gingerbread workshop you can make your own self-decorated gingerbread for 2-4 Groschs.

PUPPET-MAKING

in our puppet workshop children love making their own puppets for 2 Groschs. its their imagination which shows how they will be decorated, and what personalities they will have.

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