Open Air Museum Ootmarsum
7631 EA Ootmarsum
Go on a journey to the old days of Twente, in the outdoor museum Ootmarsum! Look around a large number of authentic farmhouses with the original furniture of a century ago. Discover in which ways farmers, here in the rural area, lived and worked for centuries and which 'nobles' meant a lot to the historic town of Ootmarsum.
A free audio tour ('luusterkeske') with fascinating stories and background information is available for visitors. Information about the mayors of the palace in Ootmarsum, about jufferke Engels' and about the Noaberschap. Particularly enjoyable are the stories about the origin of proverbs and sayings. Do you know where the saying 'money for old rope' comes from, or 'to be stood up' or 'to bolt'? Visit us and discover the answers.