The Frietmuseum, also known as the ‘Fries Museum’ is a museum that is dedicated to the history of potatoes and the production of Belgium fries, it is situated in Bruges, Belgium. The museum was founded in 2008 by Eddy Van Belle who owns the Choco Museum. He opened the museum due to the popularity of the Choco Museum and thought he could have similar success with Fries, the museum is described as ‘the first and only museum dedicated to fries’. The Frietmuseum is located in the Gothic Saaihalle (former wool hall) at Vlamingstraat 33.
If travelling by car, head for the main parking garage in the city, from there the museum is a 5-minute walk. If travelling by bus, get on the 2, 3, 4, 13, 14 or 90 heading for the Markt; the museum is a 2-minute walk from there.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open daily to visitors, 10am-5pm. The museum has an entrance fee which is set at 7 euros for adults with discounted prices available for concessions.