Choose a language
Plan a route here

Mountain Farmers Museum (Allgäuer Bergbauernmuseum e.V.)

Museum · Allgäu · 1,024 m
Responsible for this content
Outdooractive Editors Verified partner 
  • Guided tour at the museum in Diepolz
    Guided tour at the museum in Diepolz
    Photo: Ralf Lienert, Bergbauernmuseum Diepolz
This local museum in Diepolz shows the way of daily life for the farmers in the mountains of the Allgäu region. This fascinating exhibition attracts and captivates, perfect for a family day out.

This museum is particularly suitable for families with children. The open-air museum is located at an altitude of 1000 m and displays historic buildings as well as a variety of exhibitions related to animals and in particular, cows. Old and young guests can gain an insight into the life and work of the farmers in the alps. You can discover, for example, how the stomach of a cow looks from the inside, and understand how grass becomes milk. Also exhibited at the museum, a reconstructed dairyman's kitchen and a shepherd's room to get further insight into alpine farming. The young visitors can enjoy jumping in the hay and exploring the children's playground. In late summer it is worth following the festivities when cows return from the mountains to the valleys and to their owners ('Alpabtrieb' or 'Viehscheid').

Complete the day at the museum with a hearty snack and a fantastic panorama view of the Ammergauer and Appenzeller mountains. If you want to bring home a souvenir, you should visit the museum shop and the alpine dairy.

Group offerings

  • Guided tours with different subjects like dairy farming; life and work of the farmers in the Allgäu alps; forest and wood management
  • Activities to join in: From milk to butter, making cheese for domestic use, cuisine from Allgäu, bread baking in the woodstove, felting, edible wild and garden herbs.

Opening hours

2018: From march 25th to november 4th daily opening hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Profile picture of Svenja Trachte
Svenja Trachte 
Update: April 19, 2021

Public transport

With the train to Immenstadt and then with the bus to Diepolz

By road

Coming from Immenstadt you take the ST2006 to Missen, then you turn right and follow the signage to Diepolz.


There are several parking lots at the club house Diepolz or southern of the village at the parking lots close to the cross-country ski trails (winter).


47.613873, 10.177856
47°36'49.9"N 10°10'40.3"E
32T 588515 5274057
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Sorry, no results found.

Questions and answers

Question from Heide & Schmidt  · September 11, 2021 · Community
Show more
Answered by Sybille Ebner  · July 07, 2022 · Outdooractive Editors


Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.

Photos from others

Mountain Farmers Museum (Allgäuer Bergbauernmuseum e.V.)

Diepolz 44
87509 Immenstadt
Phone +49 (0)8320 709670 Fax +49 (0)8320 9259852

Special features

Place to visit family friendly Bad weather tip
Allgäuer Mountain Farmer Museum

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
2D 3D
Maps and trails