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Musée Oberlin

25 montée Oberlin
67130 Waldersbach
MUSÉE JEAN FRÉDÉRIC OBERLIN
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"The Jean-Frédéric Oberlin Museum reopened after two years of extensive renovation. Its collections testify to the 59 years' church ministry during which Oberlin, an Alsatian Lutheran clergyman and philanthropist, labored to change society in this poor valley in the Vosges Mountains where he introduced new agricultural methods and good roads. His objective was to educate men so they could be with the world and not it. He linked education to social change. The founder of critical pedagogy, he initiated the first nursery schools in 1769. In these 'small schools', locally called 'knitting-rooms', he is the first to have awakened in children the love of learning by appealing to their senses and making them participate actively to the class. His ideas outlived his time and they are still valid today in a world where human rights, the sense of responsibility and the respect for others are primary values. "

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Languages spoken : Français Allemand Anglais

Package visits offered: Free visit, Guided tour for groups

Practical services: Group reception, Children's reception, Local tourist information

Animals accepted: No

Length of visit/event: 2h

25 montée Oberlin
67130 Waldersbach

Tél : 03 88 97 30 27
Fax : 03 88 97 32 21
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Distance and name of nearest railway station (km): 2, Fouday

Altitude (m): 521

Accessibility: With a pram/young children, On a route that is accessible by bus

from the 02/05/2019 to the 08/06/2019
from the 10/06/2019 to the 30/09/2019
from the 01/10/2019 to the 31/10/2019
from the 02/11/2019 to the 23/12/2019
from the 26/12/2019 to the 30/12/2019
from the 02/01/2020 to the 31/03/2020

Opening hours: From October 1 to March 31: every day except Tuesdays 2 pm - 6 pm. From April 1 to September 30: 10 am - 7 pm except Tuesdays. Closed 24, 25, 26, 31 December.

Weekly closing on: Tuesday

Discounted rates:

Free for children (age limit)6

Period of validity

from the 02/05/2019 to the 08/06/2019
from the 10/06/2019 to the 30/09/2019
from the 01/10/2019 to the 31/10/2019
from the 02/11/2019 to the 23/12/2019
from the 26/12/2019 to the 30/12/2019
from the 02/01/2020 to the 31/03/2020