Slaughter festival at Kiekeberg
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At the end of January, a slaughter festival is celebrated in the museum village at Kiekeberg, just like in the old days. During the slaughter of a pig on a farm you can get to know how a whole pig … read more and write a comment …

Steam Engines at Kiekeberg Museum
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Every two years a meeting of steam engines and tractors takes place at Kiekeberg. I am always fascinated to see the old technology of steam engines in operation. Matching the agricultural machinery at the meeting, one of the steam engines … read more and write a comment …

Forging — Master & Apprentice
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Master & apprentice forging hinges. It was interesting to see how master and apprentice worked hand in hand to forge deepenings in the previously forged hinges. While the master positioned his hammer very precisely so that the deepenings for the … read more and write a comment …

Kiekeberg — Anvil Sound & Fire Embers
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Once a year many blacksmiths come to the Kiekeberg Museum to show visitors the old craftsmanship. In the old blacksmith’s shop from 1844 (however, in the condition of 1970, because the original furnishings from this time have been preserved) the … read more and write a comment …

Formerly country life — light and fire
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The special feature of the Kiekeberg Museum is that the houses are on special events »inhabited« until the evening hours, which in particular offers impressive lighting moods in the winter. The houses are cold — only 2 degrees warmer than … read more and write a comment …

Living history 200 years ago
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Once again, I went to the Kiekeberg Museum to photograph the actors of living history in the old farm houses. It is fun in the 200-year-old houses to look at people as they do old housework — cooking the food … read more and write a comment …