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Bokrijk

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Bokrijk just really had everything you need... There's play stuff for kids of all ages, different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LizeP15
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Excellent

You need to come to Bokrijk. I truly love it. It is not expensive, there are many workshops to do... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
victorialiu2006
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Leuven, Belgium
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“bread”(4 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
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 1 week ago 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
Thank LizeP15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 16 January 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
Thank guyv198
Reviewed 21 November 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
Thank AlanaS758
Reviewed 14 September 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 5 September 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 20 August 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 28 June 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
1  Thank israroz
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very Nice open air park wich brings you back to the early 1900, you van see hoe the people had to live in their small houses hoe they make Bread and how they had to work on the field. There is also a pub which...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gilbert S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Park accessible by train, bus, car, bike. 5 K from city Genk. 2 Entrance gates/parkings. Large parking for tourist buses. Parking fee is 5€. Open air museum (april-september) with a collection of 50+ ancient Belgian houses, walkways. Museum only at entrance fee. Walking park with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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