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Bokrijk

Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
+32 11 26 53 00
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Really worth it

It shows Belgium culture very well. You can spent anything from a hour to half a day there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn0416
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Centurion, South Africa
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A stroll back in time

We love this park with it's beautiful old houses. In some of the houses people live as they lived... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
beachr
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Houthalen, 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 good41%
  • Average7%
  • 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 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The perfect place to spend some quaity time with your kids, friends or even alone. The perfect place for activities outdoor, relaxing walks or even a visit to the Openlucht museum. Well a peace oasis close to the city where you can find your quiet...More

Thank andreola2013
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Bokrijk is the perfect place for. A stroll thru the old times. Beautiful old farms are placed in their historic landscape. Seen it in other counties in Europe but never at this scale with attention for the landscape around. Don't miss the small old town...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The museum is run by the local governement in a very amateuristic way and tries to show the way of life around the turn of the 19th to 20th century. Very little has changed and due to budget constraints many of the exhibited dewllings are...More

Thank Willy B
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