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Fransmansmuseum

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A SPLENDID MUSEUM

Koekelare had already taken the lead in culture events for many years, and the mair Mr Lenssens has... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Daniel D
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Brussels, Belgium
A view of border crossing labour in France by Flemish rural folk

This rather small but very moving museum shows how till the 1960s Flemish rural people, out of... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2016
conrad57
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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24 Jul 2018
“A SPLENDID MUSEUM”
1 Mar 2016
“A view of border crossing labour in France by Flemish rural folk”
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The Fransmans Museum pays homage to thousands of men and women from Flanders who travelled to Northern France to work the fields up to the 1960s. They usually worked in the sugar beet fields, from weeding in spring to harvesting in autumn. Follow...more
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Sint-Maartensplein 15b, Koekelare 8680, Belgium
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Koekelare had already taken the lead in culture events for many years, and the mair Mr Lenssens has realised it is a part of tourism exploitation to do this big investment. This museum is dedicated surely to the regional people working many years on French...More

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Tone V, Dienst cultuur & toerisme Koekelare at Fransmansmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for the feedback, Daniel! Spread the word ;-)...

Reviewed 2 March 2016

This rather small but very moving museum shows how till the 1960s Flemish rural people, out of financial and economical needs, went to work for months in the French beet and chicory fields. It shows the hard life, pictures and interviews and some diorama's made...More

Thank conrad57
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