Emsland Moormuseum
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Emsland Moormuseum
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Museums still closed! Order of the Lower Saxony state government.

Current regulations do not permit the seasonal start and opening of the museum on 01/03/2021. We very much hope to welcome you to the museum this year, as and when the order to close all museums in Lower Saxony is lifted. You will find up-to-date information on the...

Caring for the animals – settler’s farm in the snow

Emsland Moormuseum is in the throes of winter. Except for very young piglets, all the museum's animals live outside the year round. Snow, ice and plummeting temperatures mean that special care is needed for the pigs, geese and sheep in the outdoor grounds. The...


Emsland Moormuseum is situated in the midst of the international Naturpark Moor-Veenland nature park near the German-Dutch border, along the A31 motorway between the exits of Geeste and Twist. The nearest large towns are Meppen, Lingen, Nordhorn and Emmen (NL)



Das Emsland Moormuseum liegt inmitten des Internationalen Naturparks Moor – Veenland an der deutsch-niederländischen Grenze, direkt an der Autobahn 31 zwischen den Abfahrten Geeste und Twist. Die nächsten größeren Orte sind Meppen, Lingen, Nordhorn und Emmen (NL)


Opening times

Open from 02/03/2021 to 31/10/2021,
Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am – 6pm and by prior arrangement.
As from Easter, field trains depart at the following times:
Tue-Sat, 11:30am, 2:30pm and 4pm, and Sundays and holidays at 11am and 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Admission fees

Fees for individual visitors

Adult €7
Pupil/student/disabled/unemployment beneficiary €3
Families €16

Museum café

Organic regional products, the famous buckwheat pancakes, buckwheat cakes, the Biergarten and the children’s playground 


The world’s biggest steam balance plough, field trains running through meadow and peatland, the Archehof© (ark farm) with its Bentheim Black Pied pigs and its sheep, the permanent exhibitions.

Junior Ranger

Junior rangers work to preserve nature. Here in the region you can do this at our Moormuseum and in the international Bourtanger Moor – Bargerveen nature park.


Emsland Moormuseum e.V.
Geestmoor 6
DE-49744 Geeste / Groß Hesepe

Telephone No. and Fax

Phone: +49 (0) 59 37 – 70 99 90

Fax: +49 (0) 59 37 – 70 99 935


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