Take a walk through time in Museumvillage Orvelte
Museumdorp Orvelte is the spot for special sights that take you back to the history of this village. Orvelte is a monumentvillage where people live. There are dozens of Saxon farms with thatched roof’s and other rustic buildings. There are also lots of special events and theme-days. This is only just one of the many things to do in Orvelte.
Go on a journey through Museumvillage Orvelte
You can not only go on a stroll through town but you can also visit historic buildings. For example the Houtzagerij and the Ambachttuin. It is one of the view
The lively monument village of Orvelte, where you can gain the most diverse impressions, you will of course not only discover by walking along it, but also by entering the ancient buildings. Take the Houtzagerij in the Ambachtentuin, for example. This is one of the few places where this beautiful craft can still be viewed up close. Or what about the Bakkershoes? In restaurant ‘de Huiskamer’ you will discover authentic local cosiness while enjoying traditional delicacies. Think of “kniepertjes”, gingerbread and ”stroopwafels” that are freshly baked every day.
Folkloric groups, special markets and more
In addition to live demonstrations of ancient crafts, the Museum Village Orvelte also provides the backdrop for special events. There are theme days “folkloric groups”, special and diverse markets. From a flea market autumn fair to a midsummer party and from falconer shows to performances by various folkloric musicians. These events and themed days “folkloric performances” can be found in detail on the site of the monument village. So be sure to visit Orvelte where people just live in the Drenthe of centuries ago.