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Address: Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 11 26 53 00
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Bokrijk is the biggest open air museum in Belgium, located in a beautiful...

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.

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Nature at its best

Beautiful place to walk or ride your bike. Amazing garden full of diversity. A really cool 'walk through water' path where lots of birds come swimming towards you. Guaranteed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 11, 2016
Peter B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to walk or ride your bike. Amazing garden full of diversity. A really cool 'walk through water' path where lots of birds come swimming towards you. Guaranteed fun!

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Thank Peter B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Very nice historical place. You will be submerged back in the past. Understanding a lot better how things went then. Very nice and interesting to do with children.

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Thank Rafael J
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Truly recommended! Great fun for young and old. It really sparks curiosity in every person. Visit if you want to know how flemish people lived over 100 years ago. We visited with two kids who love video games and tv, but they felt like time travellers and loved every minute of our visit.

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Thank H D
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Went there with a group of family, ages 4 to 60, and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The adults the various type of historical houses and crafts and the children the hands on experiences and playground. Beautiful grounds well maintained. Had lunch which was reasonable priced and very good with craft beers and local produce.

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Thank WillemLondon
Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We were very surprised what people get to see in Bokrijk. It is very interesting as well as for adults, as for children. Very clean park and surroundings !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

It's a place that you can easily spend a whole day and still haven't seen enough. It makes you feel you traveled through time since the houses and the buildings are authentic and people who work there represent scenes of life so successfully, I'd go back again any time!!!

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Thank Alexandra M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place. Came here with 5 and 7 year old. They loved the playground. Could not believe how big the place is. Lots of things to do and is free. Will definitely come here again .

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is a massive place with loads to see and do. Some lovely old houses and a nice pub serving food (rather pricey!) Actors at the site and activities such as pottery, sewing etc to do as well. Children are free to get in and a great playground outside before you leave. Parking 5 Euros!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

The vast Bokrijk Open-Air Museum is located in splendid and green surroundings, excellent for bike tours and hikes. The museum itself contains more than 100 perfectly restored historical buildings carefully taken apart all over Flanders, transported to Bokrijk, and rebuilt on-site. Over a vast area you can walk around from section to section and discover at your own pace the... More 

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Montreal qc
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

The price is 12.50 Euros per adult and the place is huge. Get ready to walk a long way from section to section. The signage was not clear and at the end we figured out that we had missed the interactive area. We did stop to have a snack at the sit down area and despite table service we were... More 

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