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Bokrijk

Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
+32 11 26 53 00
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Very interesting visit.

This was a lovely day out. Be prepared for plenty of walking as this is well spread out. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
minsterman66
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Family outing

A Nice place to visit, had An educational open air good time! Enough shade when sunny because of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mannetstatter N
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Temse, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“day trip” (4 reviews)
“nice place” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
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+32 11 26 53 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a lovely day out. Be prepared for plenty of walking as this is well spread out. There are some buildings still undergoing restoration, but still enough to see. A fascinating insight into life in the area. All the staff were helpful and signage...More

Thank minsterman66
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A Nice place to visit, had An educational open air good time! Enough shade when sunny because of the trees and the way the houses were scattered throughout the domain. The only downside were the expensive souvenirs - sweets - bakery products. The kids want...More

Thank Mannetstatter N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this place several times now, it's a great way to spend a lovely afternoon. Great to go back in time, and see how they lived. Various houses you can access, and they even have a small shop, where you can buy food...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It shows Belgium culture very well. You can spent anything from a hour to half a day there depending on how much time you have. It's so relaxing walking around there. I loved the piglets walking around. If you can't walk everywhere, they have a...More

Thank Lynn0416
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We love this park with it's beautiful old houses. In some of the houses people live as they lived 150 years ago, nice to see the way they lived. There is a small school, the priest holds a sermon and the policeman is there to...More

Thank beachr
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

'Bokrijk' is a museum that has earned its merrits without much effort. It started with the genius of a provincial governer (Roppe) and since the '50's Bokrijk had grown into a mature institute with old houses (18-19th century) and a wild nature surrounding it. When...More

Thank Abelardus
Reviewed 22 April 2017

As a child and a teenager, I visited this place. It's all about old and very old houses, farms, workshops, churches etc from different parts of the Flanders. And now I returned and was suprised to find the expo about the sixties. Born in 1959...More

Thank gaos
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The expo of the 60's is fun to watch ,you also have an old village with actors that really live there and let you experience how life was back in the old days. great play grounds for kids and an animal farm, also nice to...More

Thank Rudy V
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Bokrijk is not only just a collection of old buildings and old crafts but much also a place were the past meets the present and were the future is questioned.

Thank Joris L
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful park with old houses from the Flemish area of Belgium. In some houses there are demonstrations of how life was in the 1850. Great experience!

Thank Beatrice Christ... J
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