We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Features Animals
Review Highlights
Great parc!

Nice to visit with children, great nature. Also by bicycle great to make a tour! The museum is also... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Genk, Belgium
via mobile
Step into the past

It’s literally like stepping into the past here, just like what you see on films based in the old... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
via mobile
Read all 550 reviews
All photos (567)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“open air museum”(22 reviews)
“bread”(4 reviews)
“on site”(4 reviews)
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
Bokrijklaan 1, Genk 3600, Belgium
+32 11 26 53 00
Improve This Listing
Reviews (550)
Filter reviews
107 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews open air museum bread on site entrance fee walk around sunny day several times old days snack bar large playground only downside hop on hop big place original locations lovely museum staff dressing brick by brick
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 107 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice to visit with children, great nature. Also by bicycle great to make a tour! The museum is also very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank guyv198
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

It’s literally like stepping into the past here, just like what you see on films based in the old days. It’s good to see how the people lived before us. Quite a big place so would recommend comfortable footwear as it’s a lot of walking....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlanaS758
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Rich G
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2017
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
Parkhotel Hasselt
91 reviews
2.65 km away
De Ploeg
20 reviews
5.04 km away
De Schacht
9 reviews
5.07 km away
Hotel "T Zwin
2 reviews
5.51 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 183 nearby restaurants
Cremerie Chapeau
30 reviews
3.00 km away
Brasserie Kiewit
66 reviews
3.23 km away
Pasion Y Sabor
32 reviews
2.48 km away
Yip's Place
42 reviews
3.47 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 29 nearby attractions
De Teut
41 reviews
5.12 km away
Japanese Garden
503 reviews
4.78 km away
Jenever Museum
282 reviews
5.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bokrijk staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines