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Huis van Alijn

If you’re curious about what Ghent was like in times gone by, then a visit to the Huis van Alijn (House of Alijn) is indispensable. The museum is situated at the very heart of Ghent and it is one of the city’s most visited museums. The Huis van Alijn...

STAM

STAM is the abbreviation of ‘Stadsmuseum Gent’ (Ghent City Museum) and it is the ideal starting point when exploring Ghent. The museum is a new kid on the block where museums are concerned since it only opened its doors in 2010. A permanent exhibitio...

SMAK

When in Ghent, modern art lovers simply have to visit SMAK. SMAK stands for ‘Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst’ which means as much as Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art. The exterior of this museum alone is considered a gem. A focus is placed on...

Museum of Fine Arts Ghent

The ‘Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent’ (Museum of Fine Arts Ghent) was founded in 1798 which makes it one of Belgium’s oldest museums. The museum’s collection consists of close to three hundred masterpieces which include paintings, tapestries, and dra...

Design Museum Ghent

The Design Museum Ghent is the only museum in Belgium which has a focus on twentieth century design. This innovative museum first opened its doors in 1992. The museum complex consists of two parts: an 18th century mansion which houses a collection da...

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