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Friet Museum

Vlamingstraat 33, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 01 50
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This is the most boring museum

This was the most boring museum I have been in since my childhood. And that's quite some museums in... read more

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Belgium is famous for its frites—and the Friet Museum gives visitors a chance to sample fried potatoes and various complementary sauces, as well as typical Belgian dishes such as meat balls and beef stew. Digest a bit of learning and history along with your food at this educational spot, housed in a building that dates back to the 14th century.
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  • Average30%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vlamingstraat 33, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Vlamingstraat 33, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 01 50
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the most boring museum I have been in since my childhood. And that's quite some museums in 30+ years. And the fries in the restaurant downstairs are not even good. Staff behind the counter is bored, unfriendly (but does speak English) and is...More

Thank difelidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst museum we’ve ever been to. We spent 25 minutes before we gave up and left. Nothing remotely interesting here. It stinks of oil.

1  Thank LondonAnneka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a combined ticket with Choco-Story - and we're pretty disappointed. It's a museum on the history of the potato and French fries, and does exactly what it says on the tin. Aside from a few interesting nuggets, most of it is...More

Thank Kempish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was interesting. Worth the visit and made for a museum with a difference! I've learned that the Belgians claim chips are likely to have originated there! Lots of fun things to see, colouring in for kids. It's cheap at 7€ for adults with...More

Thank Ozgals2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable time at this small but entertaining museum. We had fun completing the quiz, fact finding and taking comedy photos. We rounded off our visit with tasty friets from the cellar fry bar and a variety of sauces. Thank you!

Thank Maruskaberuska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little museum that tells you all about the history of frites, potatoes and the origin of all the different sauces. It's pretty small inside but worth a quick visit just to learn some new snippets of spudfacts! I mean who knew there are medals...More

Thank Henster79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mostly common sense facts about potatoes... probably ok for smaller children, but no free tasters, only a discount coupon for the chip shop in the basement (which is pretty basic) - would recommend trying Best Frit for chips instead!

Thank zoelfoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely brilliant museum. I went round with one of my adult daughters and we found it it hilarious. To begin with we thought the whole thing was a spoof , but no, it's absolutely serious . There were all sorts of potatoes...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. It was a nice break from sightseeing and something for our teenage boys to look forward to. We learned tons that we never thought we’d want to know! The fries were great to eat at the end. Worth the stop!

Thank Cami D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Essentially just the Wikipedia page for potatoes printed on pieces of card. No fries included. Save the 7euro and go and eat them somewhere else.

Thank Cristina V
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Tracey H
6 October 2017|
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Response from pinkie1990 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 12 euros but I might be wrong. They offer a combined ticket so you can go to the chocolate experience too which works out more cost effective. I remember thinking it was a bit pricey but we did enjoy our... More