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Bokrijk

Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600 , Belgium
011 265 300
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Genk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Owner description: Bokrijk is the biggest open air museum in Belgium, located in a beautiful and natural environment. The place for a nice day out with lots of... more » Owner description: Bokrijk is the biggest open air museum in Belgium, located in a beautiful and natural environment. The place for a nice day out with lots of activities for individuals, families, schools and groups. « less
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

It's a nice place to visit. Nice surrounding of nature and at the same time you learn a lot of history of Belgium. Recomended for everyone.

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Turnhout, Belgium
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We came here to take our wedding pictures, although something went wrong in the comunication and they didn't expect us to be there we were greeted very friendly and they were genuinely excited to help us do this and make wedding pictures to be adored forever..

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Norwich
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We arrived here on a beautiful sunny day and decided to amble round the medieval village and its houses, windmill, we thought this was great although my teenagers were a little bored... Until we found the old games to try, stilts and other wooden throwing skills ... Also a go at archery and making some 'love and courage' potions, old... More

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Asse, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My first visit dates back to the seventies, and many visits have followed, the latest on May the 1st of this year, actually triggered by a "side show" event centered around gardening. After a kind of a "dip" during the nineties, due to lack of funding, when the little money had to be spent on replacing mouldy timbers, and planned... More

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Vancouver, BC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Wonderful domain with a massive, free playground that your kids will enjoy for hours. New areas with a small maze and a fun circuit for older kids. Different resaurants with plenty of food and drink options. Large area for a leisure walk. Well maintained paths. Open air museum (entrance fee). Parking costs 5 Euros per vehicle for the day. Our... More

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Leuven
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

The museum did not catch my imagination. The houses are old and dark and the interiors are full of old and dirty stuff. We did like the beautiful nature, the great playground for kids ( maybe the biggest in belgium). So forget about the museum and take a nice walk in the area, visit the arboretum and playground.

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Great place to spend the day. Enjoyed going back into time and admiring the architecture of centuries ago. The place has amazing potential but it has been let go a little. It is in need of some updated signs and explanations. But even with that the price was well worth the experience.

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Brussels, Belgium
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85 reviews 85 reviews
7 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

want some rest and nice surroundings : Bokrijk is place to go tip : get a year pass, makes you go more often, support the park and get better entrance deal

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Latvia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

1,5 hour drive from Brussels in a large nature park (Park Midden Limburg). Good infrastructure for biking. The open air museum has a great tradition. It shows the way of life in Belgium from the 17th century to early 20th century. You can visit old houses (more than 100) and see craftsmen at work.Nice walkways. Because of the wide surface,... More

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DomeinBokrijk, Guest Relations Manager at Bokrijk, responded to this review

Dear, thanks for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to Bokrijk, thanks for all the compliments! See you soon at Bokrijk! Kind regards, the Bokrijk-team More

Ayrshire Scotland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We went with our granddaughters aged 5 and 7 on Sunday to the open air museum. We all had a great day. There was plenty to occupy the children, but there was a lot to keep the adults entertained as well. The girls had a wonderful time, some of the activities they tried were making a clay pot, eating pancake... More

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DomeinBokrijk, Guest Relations Manager at Bokrijk, responded to this review

Dear, thanks for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to read you and your granddaughters enjoyed your trip to Bokrijk! See you soon at Domein Bokrijk! Kind regards, The Bokrijk-team More

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