Using St. Marien Church as an example, visitors can experience the techniques used in mediaeval brick Gothic construction and handcraft:
The site of the future St. Marien is marked by bustling activity: bricks are being moulded and dried. The walls and pillars of a nave grow upwards. The treadwheel demonstrates how the workers heaved the stones to the dizzying heights of the scaffolding. But who organised such a substantial building site? How was it financed? What sort of artisans and craftsmen participated in the construction? How was the interior of the church furnished and decorated?