Thuringia Bad Blankenburg

Situated in the beautiful valley of the Schwarza river (Schwarzatal), ancestors of Friedrich Froebel were farmers at Großgölitz in the sixteenth century and later at Leutnitz near Rottenbach.

map of Bad Blankenburg

It was in Bad Blankenburg that Friedrich Froebel opened the first kindergarten in 1837. The Fröbelmuseum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.

location of Fröbelmuseum

Also nearby is the Fröbelschule Keilhau