Bocholt is a town in Münsterland in Germany, located only about 4 km from the Dutch border.
Historical market square with the old town hall
address: Uhlandstraße 50The museum shows the history of textile production in Münsterland. All descriptions are in German and Dutch only, but the stuff can give a guided tour in English. Almost all of the historical, steam-powered machines are operational, so you can see the process of weaving on different generations of weaving machines in a large weaving hall. In another restored factory just a block away (not open during winter) is a spinning mill.
address: Berliner Platz 2A large shopping mall near the city center.
phone: +49 2871 99750address: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße 32
phone: +49 2871 247700address: Münsterstraße 250
address: Schloss 1, 46419 Isselburg-AnholtThe water castle is one of the biggest and most beautiful noble's residences in Münsterland. The museum is worth seeing, the castle is surrounded by a park.
address: Pferdehorster Straße 1, Isselburg-AnholtLarge park (138 acres) modeled to imitate a Swiss landscape around Lake Lucerne; there is a lake, rocks and a recreated Swiss chalet. The site was created for the 19th-century Prince of Salm-Salm who was an ardent admirer of Switzerland.