Open air museum

Groups / Companies

Whether you visit 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

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 back in fashion. 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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I WOODN'T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU + workshop

I WOODN'T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU + workshop

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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LEATHER FROM ANIMAL SKINS + workshop

LEATHER FROM ANIMAL SKINS + workshop

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 keyring with authentic leather processing techniques.

Kempen
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ITCHY FABRICS + workshop

ITCHY FABRICS + workshop

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 WOVEN ITEM.

Kempen
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TOP FUN MADE BY HAND + workshop

TOP FUN MADE BY HAND + workshop

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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new in 2019: Bruegel workshop route ‘A Paper Hat’

new in 2019: Bruegel workshop route ‘A Paper Hat’

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

On this route you will be immersed in Bruegel’s imaginative landscapes. At various points, you will discover more about everyday life, clothing and games from his era. People in the 16th century often wore headgear, usually made of leather or textile. In our workshop we keep up that tradition but with hats made of paper! Using different types of paper and unique templates, you create a fantastic example. Who will conjure up the most beautiful hat creation? There will be lots of laughter!

Kempen
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