Eifelmuseum Blankenheim mit Römerstraßen-Infozentrum
In the middle of the historic center of the small castle town of Blankenheim, not far from the source of the Ahr, lies the quaint Eifel Museum, which is also home to the Tourist Information. Here you can learn interesting facts about the history of the earth and the nature of the northwestern Eifel. Eifel pictures of different artists will be exhibited in the museum in the future, in addition, various temporary exhibitions invite you to visit.
In the associated Gildehaus, the focus is on the history of Blankenheim and its Roman villa. The Gildehaus, a half-timbered building of the Blankenheim clothiers' guild, houses the exhibition on Blankenheim's territorial history "Burg und Herrschaft - 900 Jahre Blankenheim 1115 - 2015" and the art exhibition of the famous Eifel painter Fritz von Wille. In addition, the Gildehaus is home to the information center "VIA Erlebnisraum Römerstraße \ Agrippastraße - Via Belgica".
The central theme of the information center is rural life in Roman times as well as the history of the Roman villa Blankenheim. Take a walk from the Gildehaus to the Roman villa 800 meters away, which is opened to the public by a modern architectural design. Or explore the beautiful hiking and biking trails around Blankenheim. Admission to the Eifel Museum and the Gildehaus is free on all opening days.