Huis Van Alijn

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  • Address: Kraanlei 65, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
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  • Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 329-2692350
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Off Beaten Path, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum

Huis Van Alijn - Review

This is one of the weirdest museum’s you’ll ever visit. It’s basically a house an almshouse that’s supposed to send you back in time. What it actually looks like is as if the many-Earths theory was true and the inhabitants of the people from different versions of the same house are represented here. There are vintage TVs, wedding gowns, old cashier boxes, antique furniture, jigsaw puzzles, classic baby rockers even a freaking wedding cake! There’s literally nothing the place hasn’t covered. And as for the history of the building itself… lets just say you’ll have a lot more fun finding out on site. It makes the mundane sacred. It’s fascinating and it’s disorienting and it really is an intimate view into the evolution of Gent as a city, in terms of culture and lifestyle. It does what the City Museum cant make Gent personal.

Huis Van Alijn Information

  • Huis van alijn also known as House of Alijn.
  • Check out the tavern.
  • Check out the museum shop.

Huis Van Alijn Ticket Prices

  • EUR 2 for age between 19 to 26 years.
  • Tickets Free for age under 19 years, schools, escorts for the disabled, journalists and teachers.

How To reach Huis Van Alijn by Public Transport

  • Train: GentSint-Pieters station: tram 1 or 4 (stop “Gravensteen”).
  • Bus: Public transport from GentSint-Pieters station:lines 3, 17, 18, 38 and 39 (stop “Korenmarkt”).

Restaurants Near Huis Van Alijn

  • Belga Queen.
  • Amadeus.
  • De Witte Leeuw.

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TripHobo Highlights for Huis Van Alijn

  • Huis Van Alijn Address: Kraanlei 65, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Huis Van Alijn Contact Number: 329-2692350
  • Huis Van Alijn Timing: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Huis Van Alijn Price: 6 EUR
  • Best time to visit Huis Van Alijn(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Huis Van Alijn: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Huis Van Alijn

  • 86% of people who visit Ghent include Huis Van Alijn in their plan

  • 42.38% of people start their Huis Van Alijn visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Huis Van Alijn

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

93.17% of people prefer walking in order to reach Huis Van Alijn

People normally club together St. Bavo's Cathedral and Het Design Museum while planning their visit to Huis Van Alijn.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Huis Van Alijn Trips

Huis Van Alijn, Ghent Reviews

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  • Interesting. a lot of the history was very local and well curated. The tea rooms were very good as well. With the visit with a Gent citycard

  • Well done trip through time with the different yearly family events and traditional festivities over the year. You see the typical dresscodes, food, habits, things and items that were "in" at a certain epoche. Interesting interactive displays for children as well. You can spend 30 to 45 minutes in the museum.

  • A small and welcoming museum with an interesting storyline and nostalgic daily-life collections. Recalls good-old memories and tells some unknown stories behind the Belgian daily routine. There are also some cute interactive installations, family and kids friendly.

  • Great exhibition! In an interesting setting

  • Very nice to go back in time and it is very well cleaned

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Huis van alijn
  • Goede dag, Is het mogelijk bij jullie een cd/dvd aan te kopen van het concert "koonseer in de opera tijdens de Gentse feesten 125j" aub ? Hartelijk dank vriendelijke groeten

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    • I am not sure whether you can buy a CD/DVD. But, you may call on 092101010 to inquire further.

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