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Museum Voor Volkskunde, Bruges

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
Housed inside a row of 17th-century single-room houses, Museum Voor Volkskunde showcases everyday life in 19th- and 20th-century Bruges. Inside the houses you walk through a classroom, pharmacy, millinery, grocery, and bedroom. Each space is decorated with pieces collected from all over the city in an attempt to recreate authentic environments. In good weather, you can play traditional folk games on one of the terraces and in the internal garden. Every room is full of artifacts, such as hand-carved pipes and tobacco paraphernalia, so take your time investigating. Another highlight is the lace exhibit in the attic. Purchase tickets upon arrival and begin your self-guided tour. If the attraction is crowded, you may have to shuffle through with a group along designated pathways through the museum's interior, but you can use any delay as an opportunity to photograph favorite displays. By using our Bruges trip itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Museum Voor Volkskunde and other attractions in Bruges.
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  • It's important that local children appreciate the history of Belgium and Bruge, but the teachers should maintain discipline to avoid chaos ! A large party of pupils were visiting at the same time as m...  read more »
  • Located in a quiet alley along the northeast to pretty much walked from the Markt,. You can see the fun throughout the work and life of the people of the Middle Ages various tools and interior details are reproduced.
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  • This museum was pretty fun and yet also great, various houses of the past have been converted and show a shoemaker, tons of maker, grocery store, pharmacist, classroom, devotion, Hatter, tailor of early last century. In the courtyard you may even people's games, shuffleboard, etc. So certainly also todo with children and if you have visited all you can still have a drink in the authentic Tavern "the Black Cat" and those black cat really runs around in the museum and is called Aristide, above the Inn there was another film about the old dolls game
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  • A charming museum. It's a row of small houses converted into small rooms displaying professions and aspects of life in 19th/20th century Bruges. There's a garden, a resident black cat and a small cafe. It's worth a visit, also to wander around the surrounding area, which is picturesque and away from the tourist crowds in the city centre.
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