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Friet Museum

Vlamingstraat 33, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 01 50
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interesting

It's fun to learn how the Belgium people invented the "french fries" , how potato was introduced... read more

Reviewed yesterday
yjmh
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Taipei
Top chip shop stop

Far better than we could have imagined. The name sounds too ridiculous but actually very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
B0yks
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Hampton, London
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vlamingstraat 33, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 50 34 01 50
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Reviewed yesterday

It's fun to learn how the Belgium people invented the "french fries" , how potato was introduced into Europe, and how to make perfect French fries.

Thank yjmh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Far better than we could have imagined. The name sounds too ridiculous but actually very informative and entertaining. Loads of good snippets of the history of the potato and then on into the modern day chip. Also served chips at the end that were lovely...More

Thank B0yks
Reviewed 2 days ago

Being in Belgium, it would be nice to visit a fries museum, but this one doesn't worth the visit at all. It is very small, the information is only written, it is not interactive.

Thank Omar S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A whistle stop tour of all things chips! Mainly potato focused in its initial stages its soon develops into the frites festival you were hoping for! Potato hand cream, who knew. Peruvian?! The potato farming video is particularly soothing. Great for meditation and naps.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really outdated museum. The placards are in several languages but are hard to follow. the fries at the end weren't great. But if you decide to go, you can buy a double ticket of this plus the chocolate museum.

Thank Analeigh H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was interesting. And it was fun learning the origination of what most of us call french fries!!!

Thank Bernice G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four had a blast at the Friet museum. We all learned a lot of fun potato facts and about how "French Fries" came to exist. It was also fun "making" our own in the play area. Best of all were the frites...More

Thank amic446
Reviewed 20 June 2017

An ode to potatoes and frites. It was a somewhat interesting way to pass an hour or so. The exhibits were fun and well done and I actually learned a few things.

Thank sandersdg
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Very interesting place. Loved the displays, and the architecture of the building. A different kind of museum but lots of fun.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Quite interesting museum, off the beaten track. Fun as something different to do, don't know of any other museums about potatoes! Learnt some fun facts. Somewhat low-level museum. Good for all ages. Can try some frites at the end (we didn't, as had just eaten)

Thank Brooke P
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