List of open-air and living museums

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This is a list of open-air and living history museums by country.

Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

South Africa[edit]

  • Worcester Museum (Klein plasie open-air museum), Worcester Western Cape

Tunisia[edit]

  • Matmata (Open-Air Museum of "Troglodyte" houses), Governorate of Gabes, south part of Tunisia, the whole village registered by UNESCO World Heritage, today is maintained by the Association of the Cultural Protection of Matmata)
  • Oudhref (Open-air village museum), Governorate of Gabes

Asia[edit]

China[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Israel and the Golan Heights[edit]

Japan[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Philippines[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Europe[edit]

The wooden church in Drvengrad open-air museum, Serbia

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Old Bohemian House in Přerov nad Labem, Czech Republic – the first open-air museum in Central and Eastern Europe (1895) founded by Archduke Ludwig Salvator

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Roscheider Hof, Germany

Georgia[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Isle of Man[edit]

  • Cregneash - The first open-air museum in the British Isles

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Macedonia[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Architectural-ethnographic museum "Khokhlovka", Perm Krai

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Open-air museum in Stará Ľubovňa, Slovakia.
  • Banská Štiavnica
  • Bardejov
  • Čičmany
  • Humenné
  • Martin
  • Nitra
  • Pribylina
  • Stará Ľubovňa
  • Svidník
  • Vlkolínec
  • Vychylovka
  • Zuberec – Brestová

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Fortress Louisbourg, Nova Scotia

United States[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

  • Ferrymead, Christchurch a recreation of a 1900 -1920 settlement in Canterbury, complete with homes, stores, shops and working steam trains
  • Howick Colonial Village, Auckland, an authentic 1850's Fencible village featuring old homes, stores and community halls. There is also occasional re creation days with volunteers in period dress
  • Shantytown, Greymouth, a Historic them park opened in 1971 dedicated to the 1860s to 1900s Gold rush on the West Coast. The sheltered location includes several old time stores, printing press and a small model train that goes into a gully, you can also pan for Gold and take it home with you.
  • Thames and Coromandel, this scenic region outside and near Auckland features several working mine attractions, museums and historic stores dedicated to the late 19th century gold boom in the Coromandel. Thames has several old mines, the Pump Museum and School of Mines, the Karangahake gorge features historic relics in a scenic walk and Waihi and Coromandel townships also preserve their God Rush heritage.
  • Gibbs Farm - private outdoor sculpture garden developed by Alan Gibbs. Located on North Island.

South America[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Suriname[edit]

Living transportation museums[edit]

Ecological and environmental living museums[edit]

Some ecological living museums are zoos

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Museum websites