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Bokrijk

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“open air museum”(21 reviews)
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Are you curious about where our current customs and traditions stem from? At the Bokrijk Open-Air Museum, you will discover how the past is inspiring our future! Come to Bokrijk and immerse yourself in the story of craftsmanship and admire our...more
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Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
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All reviews open air museum bread on site entrance fee all ages old days i'm sure big place original locations lovely museum staff dressing brick by brick wild nature olden days past centuries dark ages on display
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

I'm interested in children's play, so this was a great opportunity to see some really imaginative equipment. It was very quiet as it was a school day but I'm sure children love the place and it has a lot of appeal for parents too as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NJ F
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

On a sunny and warm saturday for March we went here for a walk. Unfortunately the museum was closed. The paths however are well indicated and it’s a great park for a walk. The many magnolia trees were flowering and the arboretum is great.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Luecht
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Bokrijk just really had everything you need... There's play stuff for kids of all ages, different food options ranging from cheap fries to self-service and full service brasserie, super pretty arboretum and nice options to go for walks.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

You need to come to Bokrijk. I truly love it. It is not expensive, there are many workshops to do so you can spend a whole day there!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank victorialiu2006
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Nice to visit with children, great nature. Also by bicycle great to make a tour! The museum is also very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

It’s literally like stepping into the past here, just like what you see on films based in the old days. It’s good to see how the people lived before us. Quite a big place so would recommend comfortable footwear as it’s a lot of walking....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

I walked over here (solo) from the water bridge to check it out. Cost was like 12 EURO to get in, and the small town feel to this museum was excellent. Definitely start by walking through the arboretum, one of the best I've ever seen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Rich G
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Very very interactive town. You are fully immersed here in life in 1913. The restaurant serves delicious homestyle food, typical of the day and still common. The craftsman are areal and they really life and work here. The baker is the most passionate and friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Leonie Q
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great idea a woodland walk in bare feet over rough terrain with different types of materials who would have thought something like this would catch on but great idea and everyone loved it getting back to nature got to be good covered maybe 2 miles...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank talf2
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Bokrijk is a historic open-air museum composed of an impressive selection off old houses, churches and bars from past centuries. It shows clearly and realistically how people used to live and work in these dark ages. Old country houses, barns, churches, etc. have been taken...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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