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UNESCO World Heritage Fagus FactoryHannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld

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My day in the Fagus Factory

Exploring Fagus Factory

This is what an unforgettable day in the living monument looks like.

Welcome to the Fagus Factory

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Guided tour through the UNESCO World Heritage site and the active shoe last production

Discover the living monument with your group and gain an exclusive insight into the active shoe last production. Learn more about the special characteristics of the Gropius architecture and the innovative and progressive ideas of the company founder Carl Benscheidt, have a look into the shoe last production and enjoy the history of the living architecture and industry of 100 years.

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Video Guide to explore the outside area

Our Video Guide accompanies you on the outside area of the Fagus Factory on a journey through the history of Alfeld's UNESCO World Heritage. The Video Guide is available in German, English, French and Spanish. Younger visitors can explore the living monument on their own with the Teeny Video Guide.

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Let yourself be spoiled in the Fagus-Gropius Café and on the UNESCO Terrace

The Fagus-Gropius Café welcomes you in the special environment of the former machine house and offers culinary delights. Furthermore, the spacious UNESCO terrace with a breathtaking view to the Gropius architecture invites to take a break.

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UNESCO Visitor Centre

Our interactive UNESCO Visitor Centre invites to explore the importance of the UNESCO World Heritage site Fagus Factory and other regional and international World Heritage sites at multimedia and interactive stations.

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Fagus-Gropius Exhibition

Discover the former warehouse. On five floors, the exhibition invites to learn more exciting things i.a. on the company's history, the architecture and the shoe fashion of a century.

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Browsing in the Fagus Shop

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The Fagus Factory is opened every day and invites you to interesting discovery tours.

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Family outing

Experience the Fagus Factory with your whole family and benefit from our attractive family ticket.

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Centrally located

It only takes you 10 minutes on foot to reach the Fagus Factory from the Alfeld railway station or travel by car via the national highway 'Bundesstraße 3'.

Are you looking for a souvenir?

The Fagus Shop offers a range of selected souvenirs around the living monument.

Fagus Shop