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Bokrijk

Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
+32 11 26 53 00
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Open air museum, annex children's playground, walking park and arboretrum

Park accessible by train, bus, car, bike. 5 K from city Genk. 2 Entrance gates/parkings. Large... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
MagdaLuc
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Genk, Belgium
Absolute must see...

'Bokrijk' is a museum that has earned its merrits without much effort. It started with the genius... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Abelardus
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Genk, 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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“open air museum” (21 reviews)
“several times” (4 reviews)
“entrance fee” (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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"open air museum"
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"entrance fee"
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"walk around"
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"sunny day"
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"perfect place"
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"snack bar"
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"candy shop"
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"fun to watch"
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"on site"
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"large playground"
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"only downside"
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"an ice cream stand"
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"hop on hop"
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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

1  Thank MagdaLuc
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 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
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place offers something for everyone, if you want nature, walk around in the Arboretum, for the kids there is a very large playground, and for some history there is the open air museum, at all entrances there are several restaurants and inside the open...More

Thank JGADV
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day. Reasonable entry and parking. Lots of clean free toilets. Really enjoyed all the exhibits, lots of historic buildings some of them you can go in. Very knowlegeable staff even in english. Dibt bother with hop on hop off ticket as horses are not...More

2  Thank Caron F
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place, great for the whole family. Full of history and plenty of fun to be had. I love visiting this place.

1  Thank Candice B
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Bokrijk is the place to be on a sunny day with family and friends. It will brings you back centuries ago when Internet did not exist. You will see how people were living int he 17th century, what they at, what they do for living....More

Thank Frederic L
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 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
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

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
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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
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