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Black Forest Museum

Black Forest Museum

The world’s largest cuckoo clock & the Black Forest museum

Embark on a journey back in time…

Embark on a journey into a bygone era and marvel at the largest cuckoo clock in the world in Triberg – the wheel diameter is 2.60m, the movement weighs 6t and the pendulum is 8 meters long.
The interior Black Forest Museum was opened in 1936 and offers a look back at the life of the people of the Black Forest covering over 4 centuries. Discover traditional costumes, wood carvings, old handicrafts and straw weaving.

Getting there:
Take the regional train from Freiburg main station in the direction of Offenburg. Then change in Offenburg to the Regional Express in the direction of Konstanz, get off in Triberg. Driving time 1h 40 min.
By car from Freiburg on the B31 towards Donaueschingen. Take the exit towards Buchenbach / St. Märgen and immediately turn right onto Höllentalstraße and follow this 4 km to the junction right onto Spirzenstraße.
Stay on this and after 8 km turn left onto the B500 signs towards Triberg / Furtwangen. Follow the B500 to Triberg.
Driving time approx. 1 hour

For information on opening hours and entrance fees, please refer to the museum’s website.

Schwarzwaldmuseum Triberg
Wallfahrtstraße 4
D-78098 Triberg

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Münsterplatz 22
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