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European Bread Museum

European Bread Museum
Europaeisches Brotmuseum

The European Bread Museum in Ebergötzen is a specialist museum and houses the cultural-historical collection, "From Grain to Bread" from the over 8,000-year history and development of agriculture, grain processing and bread. Beginning with the first farmers, the band ceramists from around 5500 BC (Lehmkuppelofen) on Bronze and Iron Age, the Middle Ages and modern times are ultimately exhibits have been collected.

The museum presents its permanent exhibition in the stately former forestry office Spätbarockbau Radolfshausen. The exhibition consists of various topics, such as the history of bread, cereals and flour milling, bread in religion, bread in the arts, culture and customs, and world food and hunger.

Alongside the exhibition there on the large grounds of the corresponding open-air museum after several mills, gardens where cereals are also grown, and three recreated historical ovens.

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Address: Das Europäische Brotmuseum e.V. Ebergötzen , Göttinger Straße 7 , 37136 Ebergötzen ( Samtgemeinde Radolfshausen)
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