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Historical play rooms


For Pre-school

Visit the Old Country Store
In our over 100-year-old general store, role-playing customers are served personally. Luxury goods such as spices and coffee are dispensed, and peas and lentils are weighed on the scales. At the cashier, German Reich pennies are collected.

Visiting the Great-grandparents' Kitchen
Everyday objects from the period around 1900 - cooker, sink, washboard or laundry masher - are explained and tried out. Coffee is ground with an old mill, laundry done or a meal eaten together.

Duration: approx. 1 ½ hours per workshop, for max. 10 children age 5 and up. Admission: 45 €, all included
Duration for both workshops in succession: 3 hours, for max. 10 children age 5 and up.
Admission: 60 €

Duration for both workshops parallel: 3 hours for max. 20 children age 5 and up.
Admission: 120 €


Trading in the Old Contry Store

Grades 1 - 3
The group becomes familiar with our over 100-year-old historical trading store. In role-playing scenes with appropriate costumes, the group re-enacts how goods were bought and sold back in the days of our great grandparents. At the same time, the school kids learn more about past social structures, income levels, as well as the origin of goods.


Daily Life in the Great-grandparents’ Kitchen

Grades 1 - 3
Different old-fashioned devices will be explored in the kitchen, and compared with today's kitchen utensils. Kids can also try out how coffee was ground a hundred years ago, or how laundry was done.


Working in the Historical Drug Store

Grades 3 - 5
Products of the historical drugstore from around 1900 are discovered and explored, using all the senses. At the request of the customers, the druggists produce toothpaste, baking soda, cream, cleaning products or herbal blends of teas, and try them out.

For all workshops:

Workshop size: max. 10 children (for more children book several parallel workshops)
Duration: 3 hours
Admission fee: 60 € for school classes /kindergarten /day-care groups, including accompanying person, (private groups of adults and children 120 €)

Information and Registration:
069-212 35154
(Mo-Thurs: 10am - 3:30pm)


Have a Party

At the Frankfurt Young Museum children can celebrate birthday parties with their guests, and try out their technical and creative skills. Our workshops or historical role-playing rooms can be booked for parties of two or three hours, of which half an hour is reserved for food and beverages at the birthday table. Cakes and drinks must be brought, but dishes and cutlery are available. Each offer is supervised by a staff member of the Young Museum. Parties can be celebrated from Tuesday to Sunday.

What Will it Be? -Role playing in the historical general store
6th birthday and older

Healing Herbs - Try out or make healthy and nourishing products in the historical drugstore.
9th birthday and older

Information and registration:
069-212 35154
(Mo-Thurs: 10am - 3:30pm)

2 hours: 120 €, 3 hours: 150 €
Time includes ½ hour for food and beverages
(max. 10 children, including 2 accompanying adults)
Additional adults pay normal museum admission