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Black forest house of senses in Grafenhausen

Black forest house of senses in Grafenhausen
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last update on May 29, 2024
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House of senses - the name says it all

Humans have five senses which influence thinking, feeling and acting.

In the black forest house of senses in Grafenhausen, in the high black forest in Baden-Württemberg, the senses get stimulated actively to show the visitors how they work. The interactive museum has different rooms and installations in which you can explore the senses.

Rooms which stimulate perception

The museum has an indoor-barefoot-trail inside of a small mask forest, which enables to feel the haptic of different materials. While exploring your feeling sense, you can look at figures of the Rothauer country which are part of the culture of the region.

Inside of thedark trail you can figure out, how it feels to not see anything. In the dark bar you are able to experience the taste of different juices just by your taste sense which is not that easy, without colors!

Practical information: You can look up opening times of the bar at the website of the museum.

Attentiveness in a busy society

A real highlight is the time room which questions the understanding of time. As humans do not have a "sense of time" the environment influences how we feel and understand it. 

The understanding of feelings and emotions is often difficult in nowadays fast society. in the room of resonance is place to question your feelings and behaviors. How do you feel with different colors, pictures and tones? Find it out in this room!

Events in the black forest house

Beside the permanent exhibition, there are also events, special guidances and workshops. Look up the dates at the website of the museum.

Something tasty for the sweet tooth

In the Café Wunderfitz you can enjoy coffee-specialties and a variety of homemade cakes and other small dishes. The perfect ending for the experience of senses!

How to get there

By car

The best way to get to the museum is by driving into the center of Grafenhausen and following the signages "black forest house of senses" ("Schwarzwaldhaus der Sinne").

The address is: Schulstraße 1, 79865 Grafenhausen

With public transport

  • There are several bus stops near the museum (about 100 meters away).

As the museum is partner of bwegtPlus, people who show an bwtarif-ticket of the day, a pupil-holiday-ticket, a youth-ticket or a Germany-ticket get a discount of one euro for the regular price.

  • The next train station is Seebrugg


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Schwarzwaldhaus der Sinne
Schulstraße 1
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