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Open Air Museum Bokrijk, Genk

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Breathe in the fragrant countryside at Open Air Museum Bokrijk, an open-air museum that immerses you in the country's rural history. Inside the restored buildings, costumed craftsmen practice their trades, such as weaving, carving, and baking, while others recreate historical games and events from the 19th and 20th centuries. The houses are refurbished; you can tour them freely on your own. Head to the arboretum next to the museum, home to local varieties of trees that stand tall over the red brick buildings and a huge play area. The play area provides entertainment for children, while a restaurant on site serves local recipes. The parking fee and admission fee are charged separately. Plan to see Open Air Museum Bokrijk and other attractions that appeal to you using our Genk trip generator.
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  • 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 aroun...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • '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 ol...  more »