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Brugse Vrije (Liberty of Bruges)

From this mansion, the Liberty of Bruges (the countryside in a wide area around the city) was once governed. The building functioned as a court of justice between 1795 and 1984. Today, the City Archive (amongst other things) is housed here, which preserves the city’s written memory. The premises also boast an old assize court and a renaissance hall with a monumental timber, marble and alabaster fireplace from 1528. A tribute to Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), it was made by Lanceloot Blondeel.

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Time information

from 08-06-2020 to 31-12-2020
Monday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Friday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Saturday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Sunday 09:30 - 17:00 h
additional opening dates
  • 24 December 2020 ( 09:30 - 16:00 h )
  • 31 December 2020 ( 09:30 - 16:00 h )
additional closing dates
  • 25 December 2020
  • 1 January 2020
Last admission is 30 min. before closing time.

Price information

Individuals

Adults € 6,00
seniors 65+ € 5,00
Youth up to 25 years € 5,00
Youth up to 17 years € 0,00
Musea Brugge Card € 0,00
Friends of Musea Brugge € 0,00
Museumpassmusées € 0,00
Including City Hall visit.
Payment methods

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Verkooppunten Liberty of Bruges: tickets are sold in City Hall.

Locatie

Burg 11 a , Brugge
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Location

Accessibility
  • Establishment partly accessible Establishment partly accessible
    The entrance is difficult to access. A steep ramp can be placed on the three steps. 
Facilities
  • Wifi (draadloos internet) Wifi (draadloos internet)
  • Accessible for prams Accessible for prams