Open air museum

Groups / Companies

Whether you visit Bokrijk with your family, a group of friends, your club, sports club, company or department, you will certainly be pampered in the Open-Air Museum. We can always provide a programme adapted to your requirements that takes into account your age, needs and interests. With our range of interactive activities, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of rural life 100 years ago, or discover the Swinging Sixties. Do you want more information or want to make a reservation contact bokrijksales@limburg.be?

workshop routes

Participate as a group in various workshops.

workshop routes
FROM GRAIN TO BREAD + workshop

FROM GRAIN TO BREAD + workshop

Age
From 4 years up
Participants
15 - 25
Duration
1,5hrs
Language
NL, on demand FR - EN - DE
Price (excl. entree)
€ 7,00 p.p.

Making your own bread is trendy again. Women living in the countryside used to do so in the baking house every week. On this workshop route, your group experiences how grain was grinded into flour and how you make dough from it. The participants get involved and knead their own roll.

Kempen
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LEATHER FROM ANIMAL SKINS + workshop

LEATHER FROM ANIMAL SKINS + workshop

Age
From 6 years up
Participants
15 - 25
Duration
1,5hrs
Language
NL, on demand FR - EN - DE
Price (excl. entree)
€ 7,00 p.p.

Everything from butchered animals was used. The LEATHER they provided was one of the most valuable materials in the countryside. Discover how the leather was treated and used. Would you like to do something yourself? Make a personal money bag with authentic leather processing techniques.

Kempen
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I WOODN'T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU + workshop

I WOODN'T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU + workshop

Age
From 8 years up
Participants
15 - 25
Duration
1,5hrs
Language
NL, on demand FR - EN - DE
Price (excl. entree)
€ 7,00 p.p.

Without any computers and electrical gear, tree trunks were sawn by hand and measured. Ingenious TOOLS were put into place for it. View them up close here. The group will make a WOODEN ITEM in the workshop to take home.

Kempen
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ITCHY FABRICS + workshop

ITCHY FABRICS + workshop

Age
From 6 years up
Participants
15 - 25
Duration
1,5hrs
Language
NL, on demand FR - EN - DE
Price (excl. entree)
€ 7,00 p.p.

Back in the day, all raw materials for clothes were natural. Without any synthetic materials and dyes, they all looked very different. Discover how wool was spun and how leather became a belt. Compare clothes from back then with now. You will make your very own cotton sports bag or shopping bag and experment with tape or textile paint.

Kempen
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TOP FUN MADE BY HAND + workshop

TOP FUN MADE BY HAND + workshop

Age
From 8 years up
Participants
15 - 25
Duration
1,5hrs
Language
NL, on demand FR - EN - DE
Price (excl. entree)
€ 7,00 p.p.

This workshop route starts with a workshop of 1 hour where you take place behind a pottery TURNTABLE. Every group member takes his or her ceramic creation home. Afterwards the group discovers everything about POTTERY of the Kempen countryside.

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Hats off to Bruegel

Hats off to Bruegel

Age
From 6 years up
Participants
15 - 25
Duration
1,5hrs
Language
NL, on demand FR - EN - DE
Price (excl. entree)
€ 7,00 p.p.

Visit an old farm rebuilt from Bruegel’s time and discover the six seasons in a series of Bruegel paintings. Do you guess which season is replaced by work of a contemporary artist? In Bruegel's work you come across many mills. We challenge you: discover the windmill from the inside!

People in the 16th century often wore headgear. The most crazy headgear appears in Bruegel's work. In our workshop you create a fantastic example. Who will come up with the most beautiful hat?

Kempen
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