City’s museums, such as the Castle Museum in Horn and the tractor museum in Kempen, are keepers of our history and stories.

Burgmuseum – Castle Museum

The important monument of regional history with its surrounding castle courtyard ensemble houses a museum with a permanent exhibition and changing exhibits. Here the castle and town history of Horn comes to life.

Opening hours (Easter to All Saints' Day):
Fri., Sat., Sun. 2:00 - 5:00 pm

November 10th and 11th, 2018 (during the event Kläschen in Horn):
Sat, Sun. 1:00 - 6:00 pm

Entrance is free of charge. The castle can be visited all year round during guided tours outside opening hours. Please send enquiries by e-mail to

Further information can be found here:

Tractor Museum Kempen

The privately run museum provides insights into the technical development of agriculture. You can see about 60 tractors from all over the world and more than 100 agricultural implements. Located directly at the camping site "Eggewald".

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 2:00 - 6:00 pm

Butchery Museum

The privately run butchery museum, located in the oldest half-timbered house in Horn-Bad Meinberg, houses a special treasure. Here the visitor is vividly shown the theme of the butcher's shop and house slaughter using original pieces and tools. Heinrich Thies, 86 years old, has an enormous store of detailed knowledge for the visitor. Until 1972 the butcher's shop belonged to the everyday life of the Horn-Bad Meinberger.

Groups are welcome to book guided tours of the butchery museum at Heinrich Thies, Nordstr. 9, 32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg, Tel.: 05234 204932.