Bürstenmacher Werner Schmid bei der Vorführung
Special museum

Ibach: Museum for brush manufacturing & forestry

Schulbühl 1,  79837 Ibach

Groups welcome, please call before.
The museum in the old town hall showcases the traditional trades of brush manufacturing and forestry.

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The brush manufacturing museum was funded by the EU Leader programmes. Following extensive preparations, the museum was opened in October 2009 in the basement of the small old town hall. The extension was inaugurated in May 2013.

In the basement you will find an exhibition of brushes and the tools of brush manufacturers. On special open days, you can watch brush manufacturer Werner Schmid demonstrate the trade. Dates are announced in the local press and are available from Ibach Municipal Council and Tourist Information centre Dachsberg.

On the upper floor there is a showroom, presenting thefilm “The brush manufacturer of Ibach”. In this room variousforestry tradesare presented (eg. charcoal burning, logging).

You will enjoy this highly interesting exhibition, guided by a professional nature guide, best appreciated after a prior nature tour.
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The museum welcomes visitor groups at any time, but please call before.

For a group fee, please contact the office, phone: +49 7672 9905-0.


Free entry