More than 4000 Museum inspectors have chosen peHistoric Villagen to the "Kidsproof museum 2018 of Noord-Brabant". The brandnew Secretary for Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven, handed out the awards. On top of that, the museum is the third best open-air museum of the Netherlands.
In total 8000 Museum inspectors( children until the age of 12) reported on the Dutch museums. The preHistoric Village was especially to their taste: "The Virtual Reality tour is very cool and you can shoot a real bow and arrow", according to one museum inspector.
An awesome recognition for the historic events our employees and volunteers organise time and time again", said a very proud Ward Rennen, director of the preHistoric Village.
Did you Always wanted to learn how to forge iron? Or would you like to make a leathe purse? Then come from May 9th form 3 PM until 5 PM to the hisorical crafts lab! There you can learn what the medieval craft masters taught their apprentices. From forging to weaving - you can do it in our lab!
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Hunger! Through the ages people have had but a few basic necessities: nourishment, shelter, and clothing. In the weekend of September 21st and 22nd, we shall find ourselves in the quest for food: from prehistoric times till the late middle ages. How do you keep things from spoiling without a refrigerator? Did we drink alcohol in prehistoric times? What were proper table manners in the middle ages and where did they come from? How far did someone have to travel for that one meal?Read more >
From tunic to haute couture: it’s all about historical beauty and fashion during the weekend of 5-6 October. Did you know that even the first people decorated themselves? They would sow shell beads and amber pieces on their clothing. They also decorated their bodies with jewellery, tattoos and make up!Read more >