Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Schifferstadt Stays Busy During Winter

The Schifferstadt Museum will open for the season on April 14, 2018 for Bell & History Day, 12noon - 4pm. After that the museum is open Saturdays and Sundays 1pm - 4pm for tours. 

We accommodate tours by appointment quite easily with some notice.

Mark your calendars for Barnstormers Tour - June 9th, 2018.

Pictured here are kids from the YMCA for a special group tour that took place in January. We divided one large group into smaller groups. Here docents, Bernie and Beth, speak to the young visitors about the Brunners who built the house - and show the interesting arched ceiling under the chimney on the 2nd level.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Tours By Appointment Only

Schifferstadt is closed for the season for tours on weekends. If you would like to tour Schifferstadt, you can inquire by email or phone to set up and appointment. The office has minimal hours between Christmas and New Years therefore no tour appointments can be arranged. Happy Holidays! Best wishes for the New Year!

Friday, December 15, 2017

Schifferstadt is Closed

This nutcracker soldier is standing guard! Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is closed for the winter. We are always glad to open our gift shop if you need last minute gifts. Our office is open during the weekdays as usual. If you have a question or would like to know how to get involved with this fantastic organization, contact us.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Schifferstadt celebrates Museums By Candlelight

Museums By Candlelight will delight children and people of all ages who come to Schifferstadt on December 9th, from 12pm - 6pm to celebrate the holidays. Visitors can make traditional holiday crafts, see Father Christmas, learn about hearth-cooking, and sip warm cider. Adults can enjoy an authentic holiday adult drink—Gluehwein provided by Frederick Sister Cities. other museums participating in Museums By Candlelight, see this link.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Open For Tours 12/2 & 12/3

Schifferstadt is open for one more weekend before we have our final event of the season. See the museum this Saturday Dec. 2 and Sunday Dec. 3, 1pm - 4pm. Gifts ideas in the gift shop include beautiful calendars designed by local artist Ellen Byrne, matted photographs, Schifferstadt ornaments, pottery and more!

Museums By Candlelight is December 9th, 12pm - 6pm. Join us for holiday festivities like ornament making. Enjoy tours and hearth cooking and authentic German food from

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Open November 25th & 26th for Tours

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, a National Historic Landmark, will be open for tours Saturday 11/25 and Sunday 11/16 from 1pm - 4pm.

Museums By Candlelight is December 9th, 12pm - 6pm. We'll have traditional crafts, warm cider, hearth-cooking. Join us for a cozy afternoon - and leave the typical retail stress of the holiday season behind!  

Friday, November 17, 2017

Open for Tours Nov. 18th & 19th

Schifferstadt is open Nov. 18th and Nov.19th from 1pm - 4pm.

Holiday gift items available in the Gift Shop include beeswax candles, vintage wood painted signs with German sayings, hand-blown glass, local pottery, and more.

For local Fredericktonians who love historic buildings - commemorative postcards of the buildings of Frederick High School are for sale in the shop as well.