Bauernmuseum LammersdorfBahnhofstraße 352152 Simmerath-LammersdorfPhone: (0049) 2473-8078
Visit the glassworks in Monschau and experience the ancient craft of glass blowing. This art whose crafting techniques have been preserved to this day has its origin in the Roman Empire. Learn how a glowing mass consisting of sand, potash and lime can emerge into a sparkling vessel or a lovely glass figurine through skilful drawing, pinching and blowing.
As a museum for industrial, economic and social history of the Aachen region, Zinkhütter Hof shows the development of one of the oldest industrial regions in Central Europe. A unique testimony to local industrial history is the Zinkhütter Hof itself...
The educational forest path in Rohren at Monschau will lead you to an exhibited stacked charcoal pile and a water-operated saw mill whose historic working equipment inside can also be visited.
Experience traditional handicrafts in the halls of the Monschau craft market and the glassworks! The "Monschauer Glashütte" is one of the most popular sights in Monschau. In a guided tour you will experience how glassware was made 2000 years ago: From melting the sand, to blowing the still liquid glass, to the fine-tuning of vases, glasses, etc. The "handicraft market" is laid out in the style of a village square. There are several market stalls around an artificial stream with a mill wheel.
The KuK, Art and Cultural Centre and Cultural Centre is a working and meeting place for the creative exchange between artists and invites art enthusiasts. Visitors are invited to the open studios to view the works of art as they are originated and meet the artists. The cultural programme of the KuK includes exhibits, events and educational projects for children, young persons and adults.
The bronze statue at the old customs office in Mützenich recalls the post-war years of the former smuggler village of Mützenich, which was characterized by coffee smuggling, which looks back on an exciting and exciting past and comes up with some curious stories. After the Second World War, the Vennbahn made it a German exclave on Belgian territory, and coffee smuggling flourished in the village because it was in the center of the smuggling lines.