MiMa Tipps: Sightseeings in and around Oberwolfach

Oberwolfach

Visitor's mine "Grube Wenzel"
The historic mine is located in Frohnbach, a secondary valley of Oberwolfach. The Grube Wenzel was one of the largest silver mines of the Black Forest. It can be visited from Easter to November from Tuesday to Sunday. Guided tours take place at 11:00, 13:00 or 15:00 o'clock. Groups can arrange individual tours. www.grube-wenzel.de
Motorcycle Museum
Right next to the MiMa is "Bruno's kleine Motorradwelt" with thouroughly restored superb pieces of motorcycle nostalgia. The museum is open from Monday to Friday from 9-18 o' clock, on Saturday from 9-12 o' clock. www.oberwolfach.de

Wolfach

Minerals stockpile of "Grube Clara"
The minerals stockpile of the Grube Clara is located in Wolfach-Kirnbach. Each day fresh material is delivered from the mine to the stockpile. Minerals may be collected there for a fee. The stockpile is open from 1 April to 31 October from Monday to Saturday, in July and August also on Sunday.
www.mineralienhalde.de
Glassblowing at the Dorotheenhütte
The last glass factory that still produces hand blown glass can be visited in Wolfach. Glasmakers, glassblowers and glassgrinders show their craft. Visit daily from 9-17 o'clock (last entry 16:30), closed on 1 January und 25 December. Public tours: Monday, 11:00 o'clock, Thursday and Sunday 14:00 o'clock. www.dorotheenhuette.info
Museum in the Castle of Wolfach
The museum of local history in the Castle of Wolfach is one of the oldest in the region. Through extensive renovations, the rooms have been largely restored to the status they had at the time of the construction of the castle. The museum shows exhibits on local history, on rafting in the rivers Kinzig and Wolf and on carnival. A medieval dungeon and a chapel also belong to the castle. www.wolfach.info

Hausach

"Erzpoche"
This small open-air museum in the Hauserbachtal shows how miners worked in former times, how they won ore and further processed it. The site is freely accessible. In addition, a 10 km long mining trail was created.
www.dorfer-erzbrueder-hausach.de

Gutach

Open-air museum "Vogtsbauernhof"
In Gutach you'll find one of the oldest open-air museums with traditional Black Forest farms, mills, saws and traditional living rooms. The visitor experiences how people previously lived and worked in the Black Forest. The museum perceives itself as a cultural forum for the entire Black Forest.
www.vogtsbauernhof.de
Museum Hasemann-Liebich
The Museum Hasemann-Liebich, enabled by the great sponsorship of Lothar Goiny (†) from Hausach, is dedicated to the heritage of the great Black Forest painters Wilhelm Hasemann (1850-1913) and Curt Liebich (1868-1937) and the work of many artists of the Gutach artist colony, as well as the works of contemporary painters. Special exhibitions are regularly hosted; a permanent exhibition presents works of the Gutach artist colony. Opening times: during the special exhibitions, Wednesdays, Sundays and holidays from 14-17 o'clock. www.kunstmuseum-hasemann-liebich.de

Haslach

Visitor's mine "Segen Gottes"
The visitor's mine "Segen Gottes" (lit. God's blessing) is located in Schnellingen, a suburb of Haslach. Among other things you can see mining tunnels there, that have been dug by hand. Guided tours take place daily, except Monday, from 1 April to 31 October at 11:00, 13:30 and 15:30 o'clock.
www.besucherbergwerk-segen-gottes.de

Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach

Wolf and Bear Park
In Bad Rippoldsau bears and wolves from formerly poor housing conditions find a new species-appropriate home on ten acres of open land. Watch the amazing animals in this habitat and learn lots of interesting facts about them. The Park is open daily throughout the year. www.baer.de
Wald-Kultur-Haus
The Wald-Kultur-Haus is located in Holzwald on the road to the Kniebis. Visitors can learn everything about the timber industry, the geology and the water of the Black Forest. The Wald-Kultur-Haus is open daily from 8-20 o'clock.
www.wald-kultur-haus.de

Zell am Harmersbach

Zeller Keramik
The decor "Hahn und Henne" (Cock and Hen) was developed in 1898 and from that time on it wrote a continous success story. Visit the birthplace of the famous decor and watch the pottery painters and glazers as they carry out their traditional craft. Large factory sale! Open daily from 9-17:30 o'clock, museum 9-17 o'clock (last admittance 16:30 o'clock). Closed: 01.01., 25.12. 31.12. Guided tours on Monday and Wednesday 14 o'clock. www.zeller-keramik.de

Schiltach

Hirschgrund Zipline Area Schwarzwald
"You rush through the air with a breathtaking speed. The forest shrinks beneath you, your heart jumps. The trees look like stars from above, the air stream takes daily routine away and a big portion of adrenalin is rushing through your veins." This is how one could describe a ride with the Hirschgrund Ziplines. www.hirschgrund-zipline.de

Schramberg

Autosammlung Steim
The private car collection Steim shows over 130 vehicles on 3000 m² exhibition area. Experience a journey through over 110 years of automotive history. From the origins of the automobile to the modern sports car you will find numerous exhibits from all over the world. Take an insight into the development of the automobile and learn more about the sometimes adventurous stories of individual vehicles. www.autosammlung-steim.de

St. Georgen

Deutsches Phonomuseum
The collection of the Deutsches Phonomuseum St. Georgen provides insight into the traditional phono industry of St. Georgen and the rich history of phono technology. An interesting and instructive exhibition shows almost completely the development of mechanical sound recording and playing. www.deutsches-phono-museum.de