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North American Indians


Villa Bärenfett

 Exhibition in the picturesque log-cabin »Villa Bärenfett«

The Karl-May-Museum contains over 850 fascinating items showing the life and culture of the Indians of North America:

  • Pre-Columbian Age

  • Athabascans in Alaska and Canadia

  • Northwest Coast Indians

  • Californian Indians

  • Pueblo Indians

  • Eastern Woodland Tribes

  • Plains Indians

  • The Struggle With The White Man And The Ghost Dance Movement

  • Present-Day American Indian Arts and Crafts

These items are from a collection which is unique in Europe and one of the best in the world. The Karl-May-Museum opened in 1928 and has since attracted approx. 7 million visitors from over the world.