Chip museum opens in Bruges

26th August 2008, Comments 0 comments

The Belgian city of Bruges has opened a museum to educate people on the origins of Belgian potato chip.

26 August 2008

BRUGES -- The Belgian city of Bruges has opened a museum dedicated to the potato chip in the Saaihalle.

According to Flanders Tourism, the "Frietmuseum" is the first of its kind in the world.

The educational museum includes machines from the 18th century which were used to make chips, cooking pots, potato peelers and ovens.

There's also a snack shop in the cellar where visitors can sample genuine Belgian chips. Admission for adults costs EUR 6 and EUR 4 for children.

[flandersnews.be / Expatica]

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