Henriette Davidis Museum

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The Henriette Davidis Museum was opened in Wetter - Wengern in 1994 and presents the life and work of Henriette Davidis . The most famous German cookbook author was born in Wengern in 1801.


The "Mühlchen" with the Henriette Davidis Museum

Since 2004 the museum has been located in the Mühlchen , a half-timbered house from 1801 (the year the Davidis were born). The building is located directly on the Elbschebach near the Wengern village church in the center of the village. It is entered as architectural monument no. 80 in the monument list of Wetter .


In addition to 700 Davidis books, Biedermeier life is presented in six rooms with different themes . In addition to an old kitchen, old household appliances , an old children's kitchen , children's toys, gardening tools, medical devices , a servants' room, numerous curiosities of the time such as B. issued a flea trap .

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Commons : Henriette Davidis Museum  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 51 ° 24 ′ 4.5 "  N , 7 ° 20 ′ 34.6"  E