Museums in Ghent, Belgium

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Ghent that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Ghent to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Ghent page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Het Design Museum

    # 1 of 8 Museums in Ghent | Added 1995 times in trip plans
    Het Design Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Jan Breydelstraat 5, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Set inside a Flemish Bourgeois building, this museum was opened in 1992. The inner courtyard of the building faces an 18th century facade. The oldest collections comprise of 17th and 18th century inte...Read more

  2. Belfort Van Gent

    # 2 of 8 Museums in Ghent | Added 2162 times in trip plans
    Belfort Van Gent

    Tags: Landmark, Tower, Specialty Museum, Heritage Building

    Address: Sint-Baafsplein, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Look up at the very top of this bell tower and you’ll see a dragon. That dragon keeps watch over Ghent and guards the municipal privileges of Ghent that are kept in the secrecy room. As far as t...Read more

  3. Museum Dr Guislain

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    Museum Dr Guislain

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum, Photo Gallery

    Address: Jozef Guislainstraat 43, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is not the most standard of visits Belgium’s oldest psychiatric hospital. And while you might be thinking of creepy hauntings or stuff, the museum’s actually got decent exhibits on: a...Read more

  4. Huis Van Alijn

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    Huis Van Alijn

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Off Beaten Path, Specialty Museum

    Address: Kraanlei 65, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 m...Read more

  5. Museum Of Fine Arts

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    Museum Of Fine Arts

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Heritage Building

    Address: FernandScribedreef 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    While the museum focuses on Flemish Art, there is quite a bit of extra regional artistic representation here too. There are a large number of sculptures; an extensive Medieval Ages collection; artwork...Read more

  6. Museum Over Industrie, Arbeid En Textiel

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    Museum Over Industrie, Arbeid En Textiel

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum, Heritage Building

    Address: MIAT, Minnemeers 9, 9000 Ghent

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Gent built its fortune on textiles in the medieval ages; t might be the only reason that the city prospered and survivied. In tribute to that legacy, they’ve built this museum on Gent’s pr...Read more

  7. Stedelijk Museum Vooractuelekunst

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    Stedelijk Museum Vooractuelekunst

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Citadelpark 0, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A new contemporary arts museum that hosts both national and international exhibits, the museum is quickly becoming a favourite of a the city. It’s exhibits are nown for being unexpected and dari...Read more

  8. Stam Gent City Museum

    # 8 of 8 Museums in Ghent | Added 424 times in trip plans
    Stam Gent City Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Architecture

    Address: Godshuizenlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    There is no single historical factor that influenced Gent more than others. The city has many layers to it’s identity it’s a cultural hotspot, a seaport, a student town and a historical de...Read more

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