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Beautiful place to visit for a few hours

I walked over here (solo) from the water bridge to check it out. Cost was like 12 EURO to get in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rich G
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Acton, Massachusetts
This is a must see. Here, the people are not all actors and really live and work with their artisan crafts .

Very very interactive town. You are fully immersed here in life in 1913. The restaurant serves... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Leonie Q
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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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.
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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All reviews open air museum bread on site several times entrance fee walk around sunny day snack bar candy shop fun to watch large playground only downside an ice cream stand hop on hop the main square lived years ago soft drinks and water
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Rich G
Reviewed 6 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

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

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

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

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

1  Thank MagdaLuc
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
Reviewed 7 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
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

3  Thank Caron F
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 CandiceB994
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