Huis van Alijn, MUSEUM OF DAILY LIFE

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Exhibition

Museum of daily life

The House of Alijn explores customs, traditions and rituals from the recent and distant past. 
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Exhibition

Expo: My military service

19.10.2019-26.04.2020

The exhibition MY MILITARY SERVICE tells the story of Belgian conscripts from their call-up to their discharge.

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Housekeeping

The yearly autumn cleaning is becoming urgent. At least, that’s how it was in the past, when dienstencheques (‘service vouchers’) could scarcely be dreamt of.

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Day of rest

Sunday is still our customary day of rest. We might go for a cycle or a walk, visit family or have a more elaborate meal than we would during the week.

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Birth

A little card is poking through the letterbox. Hurray, I have arrived! Friends announce the birth of their child. At the bottom is a reference to the birth register. A baby shower will soon follow.

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