Huis van Alijn, MUSEUM OF DAILY LIFE

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Exhibition

Night at the museum

05.08.2021, 02.09.2021, 07.10.2021, 04.11.2021

The first Thursday of the month, the museum is open until 22:00! Come and discover our exhibitions and have a chat on the terrace of the museum café.
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Exhibition

Expo: Circus on the road

11.07.2020-31.08.2021

In this exhibition, you will discover travel stories by Belgian circus artists and learn more about everyday life at a travelling circus.
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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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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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