It looks more like the fact that the whey house has completely closed and it is not clear if / when it opens again: goslarer-geschichten.de/showthread.php?2578-Bad-Harzburg-mit-dem- Molkenhaus-is-the-n% E4chste-Waldgastst% E4tte-empty
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April 22, 2019
A lot of history in the middle of the forest: The Molkenhaus was built at the beginning of the 19th century to be able to milk the cattle from the area directly on site and thus save the downslift towards Bad Harzburg. Since the Second World War, the cozy wooden house serves as a destination and restaurant with good home cooking Harzer. You can stop in between April and October daily between 10 and 17.30, Thursday is day off!
July 27, 2017
The Molkenhaus is a traditional excursion restaurant north of the Hasselteich. It is located in the National Park area south of Bad Harzburg. The house can be hiked well from the Radaufall and from Bad Harzburg. In summer, a public bus also goes there.
In the evening you can watch the wild feeding from the terrace of the Molkenhaus. Not far from the inn is also a wildlife observation station of the Harz National Park. From this high seat you will see, with a little luck and more. Deer, deer, foxes and wild boar.
Today's Molkenhaus is already the second building in this location. It was built in 1976 and 1977 and extensively renovated in 2007. Its predecessor building was built around 1822 and originally served the cowherd as accommodation. This building in turn replaced a building already built in 1665, which was located about three kilometers further south on the eastern slope of the Sellenberg.
Since about the 1870s there was a restaurant in the Molkenhaus. Wild feeding also has a long tradition in this place. The landlord probably introduced this in the 1890s.
In the environment of the whey house there are various playground equipment for children and about 200 meters further southeast even a large forest playground. The shore of the Hasselteiches invites you for a short walk. There you will also find a large forest swing, which also provides space for several people and allows a beautiful view of the pond. Source: harzlife.de/special/molkenhaus.html
July 24, 2018
History of the Molkenhaus (source Wikipedia) ... The first Molkenhaus was built in 1665 by the bailiff Johann Heinrich von Uslar on the eastern slope of the Seilenberg, near Fuhlelohnbach. After this had been abandoned in 1822, the second Molkenhaus arose at Hasseltich. Both houses were once used to milk the cattle near mountain pastures, without driving it to the remote farms. They were owned by the Rittergut Bündheim-Bad Harzburg. Since the middle of the 20th century, the Molkenhaus has developed into a tavern, and it is also currently used as a picnic area with several buildings; a wild feeding site where game can be observed is affiliated.
September 23, 2017
The dairy house was first built in 1822 as a stable building to milk the cattle within reach of the adjacent mountain pastures.
Since 1891, it has become a tavern. Currently (as of 08/2019), the house is unfortunately without tenants, but you can insert here at the picnic benches a nice walk. Have fun!
The outbuildings provide weather protection.
By the way, the Molkenhaus is stamping point no. 169 of the Harzer hiking nobility.
August 9, 2019
Also, when the Molkenhaus is closed for the time being, the hiker has cozy and nice seating for a rest. Especially with children, the family can explore the nearby St. Mary's pond and use the various playground equipment. In addition, the path from the top station Aussichtsreich In addition to the old ruins Harzburg a not too long, yet interesting way.
September 21, 2019
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